Parents’ experiences of claiming the childcare element of Universal Credit
Save the Children UK commissioned NatCen to conduct a qualitative research study to explore parents’ experiences of claiming the childcare element of UC in England.
Lifetime gifting: reliefs, exemptions and behaviours
This research aimed to understand gifting behaviours among the British population.
Analysis of house prices at the local level
This project investigates the relationship between income and housing at the local level, using estimates of small area income produced from consumer data . This exploratory analysis looks at the potential for further research into house prices in small geographical areas.
What can we learn from Small Area Income Estimates?
This project assesses existing estimates of income in England using new small area income estimates produced using consumer data. The Acxiom income estimates and CAMEO Postcode Classifications are compared with existing income estimates, produced by the Family Resources Survey and the Office for National Statistics. The aim of the project is to assess the reliability of estimates based on consumer data for analysis by social scientists.
Characteristics of those working in the gig economy
Our latest report examines the British gig economy, based on research commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Research on the Sharing Economy
Find out who is participating in the Sharing Economy and making money by sharing, selling or renting goods and services online.
Acas Early Conciliation decision-making
Our report for Acas conducts insights into the employees who use the Early Conciliation service for resolving workplace disputes, but neither go on to achieve a settlement or proceed to an employment tribunal.
The Hidden Economy in Great Britain
From HMRC and NatCen: our research into the scale and nature of Great Britain's Hidden Economy.
Social and political attitudes of people on low incomes
People on low incomes have attitudes to politics broadly in line with the wider population, but feel less in control of their lives.
Success factors for community businesses
Research that identifies four key factors that contribute to a successful community business.