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Current Projects

Find out more about what we’re working on at the moment.  For each project you can find out:

  • the project aims

  • key outputs such as briefings, articles and reports

  • how the project is making a difference

  • the funder(s) and timetable

You can find out about completed projects here 

We also accept commissions – if you’d like to work with us in future please contact us.


A Welsh Benefits System

The support available for low income families can help to lift them out of poverty. Our project on the Welsh Benefits System aims to develop a coherent and streamlined framework of help in Wales. Poverty is a significant problem in […] »

What should be done about Universal Credit?

Universal Credit is being rolled-out across Wales. It’s radically changing the finances of thousands of households. How should devolved services respond to the effects of Universal Credit on households and on their services? Universal Credit has been described as the […] »


Completed projects »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange 17: Autumn 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! This bumper issue reflects on the impact of Coronavirus on Wales’ economy and society, and highlights some ways forward to recover, renew and reset Wales in its aftermath. This issue includes articles by: Darren […] »

Events »

2041: Challenges besides Covid over the next 20 years

With WWF Cymru, the New Policy Institute and Cardiff University Work, poverty and climate change: Wales’ faces a number of challenges in addition to the pandemic recovery. Join us this St David’s Day – on our 20th birthday – as […] »