Failing to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) would lead to cumulative world GDP losses between now and 2050 of between $2.1 and $124.5 trillion through labour supply disruption alone, not including other wider social and health costs.
Professor Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health and Work to the Department of Health, Dr Steve Boorman (chair of the Boorman review of health and wellbeing in the NHS) and Dr Chris van Stolk of RAND Europe explored how and to what extent the workplace can improve our health and wellbeing.
Single parents head 10.4 percent of households with children across Europe — 20.4 percent in the UK — and the socioeconomic gap between single- and two-parent households continues to grow. Accessible and flexible work policies are needed to improve employment conditions for single parents, especially mothers.
Neighborhood patrols by mounted police in the UK are associated with comparatively higher levels of public trust and confidence than patrols by police on foot. Members of the public engage with mounted police over six times as much as they engage with police on foot.
RAND Europe held its first RAND-POLIS (Department of Politics and International Studies) Seminar with the University of Cambridge on March 5. The seminar discussed the diversity of security threats and how these threats might affect the UK over the next 5-10 years.
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