HR welcome for poverty report

Thatcher, Mike
February 1995
People Management;2/23/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p19
Focuses on the findings of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation inquiry group's report on income and wealth, issued on February 10, 1997. Summary of the findings on the widening gap between the rich and the poor; Proposed reforms to address the problem; Details on how the report was made by the inquiry team; Controversial recommendations of the report.


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