• UPCOMING EVENTS

New threats to an age-old problem: How poverty varies across our generations and lifecycles

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Intergenerational Commission

Wednesday 22 May, 9.30-10.45am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster Poverty is an age-old problem, and one that we often assume is concentrated amongst the young and old. But the nature and timing of poverty varies much more than we think between generations and over the lifecycle. Understanding these shifts is crucial if we are to make … Continued

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Moving on up: Has Britain’s housing crisis made us a less mobile nation?

Thursday 6 June 2019

Jobs, Skills and Pay, Housing, Wealth and Debt

Thursday 6 June, 9.30-10.45am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster Addressing Britain’s housing crisis is now firmly on the political agenda, but it is far bigger than millennials’ struggle to get onto the property ladder. The implications of big changes to housing costs and tenure over recent decades – on individuals, families and the world of work … Continued

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Measuring poverty around the world: Launch of new book by Tony Atkinson with keynote address by Nick Stern

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Incomes and Inequality

Tuesday 11 June, 9.30-11.30am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster Tony Atkinson was one of the world’s leading social scientists and a pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality. His final book, Measuring Poverty around the World, published this month by Princeton University Press, provides an inspiring analysis of how poverty is – and should be – measured, … Continued

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The ‘Transatlantic jobs miracle’? What lies behind and beneath it  

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Jobs, Skills and Pay

Book launch for ‘Not Working’ by David Blanchflower Wednesday 12 June, 6-7.15pm, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster   In the US, unemployment has fallen to a five decade low, while in the UK it is at its lowest level since 1974. These headline figures suggest that both countries are close to full employment – and that … 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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