Reforming the Social Fund

Wednesday 21 February 2007

Public Finances and the Economy

The Resolution Foundation hosted a policy seminar at the House of Commons on 21 February 2007 to discuss options for reforming the Social Fund by attracting private investment to expand the provision of affordable loans under the scheme. Reflecting on discussions with a number of organisations since publishing his pamphlet in October 2006, David Blunkett … Continued

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Party Conference fringe events 2006

Friday 1 September 2006

Incomes and Inequality

The Foundation worked in partnership with Citizens Advice and the Smith Institute to co-host four fringe meetings at the 2006 party conferences. Don’t bank on it: can the financial inclusion agenda survive? In partnership with Citizens Advice With the issues of financial inclusion and financial capability currently the subject of considerable political attention, these events provide … Continued

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Seminar: pensions, retirement planning and advice needs

Tuesday 6 June 2006

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation held a seminar on 6 June 2006 to discuss pensions, retirement planning and advice needs in light of the publication of the Pensions White Paper. It also aimed to draw on experience in New Zealand, following an evaluation of the work of the Retirement Commission and its Sorted website commissioned by the Foundation from … Continued

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Engagement: closing the financial health gap

Tuesday 7 February 2006

Incomes and Inequality

The Foundation held the conference Engagement: Closing The Financial advice Gap on 7th February 2006 to bring together representatives from government, the financial services industry and the voluntary and consumer sectors to move the debate forward on the financial ‘advice gap’. The conference sought to further understanding of the scale and impact of this problem, to share … Continued

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Financial ill health: is there a cure?

Sunday 25 September 2005

Incomes and Inequality

AXA and the Resolution Foundation held a joint breakfast meeting at the Labour Party Conference to discuss the development of generic financial advice (GFA) and the wider financial capability agenda. Describing her work on financial capability and financial exclusion as a key priority, Kitty outlined the Government’s key initiatives in this area: the extension of … Continued

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