London is often said to be a different country within the UK, and it’s living standards story differs from the rest of the country too. How dependent is post-financial crisis London on the City? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the capital’s labour market? How is housing shaping the living standards challenges Londoners face? … Continued
- UPCOMING EVENTS
The struggle to set aside savings and the increasing difficulty that many working people find in securing a decent income at retirement is one of the less noticed but potentially most far-reaching issues in the living standards debate. In her first major speech on pensions policy since becoming Shadow Secretary of State for Work and … Continued
The Financial Health Forum was held on 3 November 2011 at the Resolution Foundation.
Resolution Foundation hosted a ‘Financial Health’ breakfast at Labour Party Conference in partnership with Money Advice Trust to explore what can be done to improve the financial health of vulnerable people on low incomes. Gavin Kelly, Chief Executive of Resolution Foundation, opened and chaired the meeting pointing to the importance of financial health issue not … Continued
The Financial Health Forum met on the 15th of June. The two subjects for in-depth discussion were the Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB) and Money Guidance and the findings of new research by Policis into high cost credit and low income users. Chris Pond, the new FSA Senior Adviser to the CFEB, provided an update … Continued
The Financial Health Forum met for its 8th meeting this week. Attendees included experts in financial health within the financial services industry, government and the third sector.
Acting Director, Sophia Parker, sat on the panel at the Northern Money Conference; a financial inclusion conference focussed on meeting the financial needs of people on low and moderate incomes.