• UPCOMING EVENTS

A lifetime of living standards: Launch of the Intergenerational Centre and inaugural Intergenerational Audit

Thursday 20 June 2019

Intergenerational Commission

Thursday 20 June, 9.30-11am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster Supported by the Nuffield Foundation The issue of intergenerational equity has risen up the political and economic agenda in recent years, and not before time. From the weak pay growth and job insecurity experienced by young people, to a social care system not fit to support older … Continued

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The Technology trap: Capital, labour and power in the age of automation

Monday 24 June 2019

Book launch for ‘The Technology Trap’ by Carl Frey, with response from Diane Coyle Monday 24 June, 6-7.15pm, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster   In the long run, rising living standards are driven by productivity improvements. But people don’t live in the long run. While technological innovations can boost output and living standards, they can also … Continued

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Influencing financial behaviour and the role of generic financial advice

Friday 29 June 2007

The Resolution Foundation held a seminar on Friday 29 June 2007 to discuss the role of Generic Financial Advice (GFA) in influencing financial behaviour. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss this issue in the context of the Thoresen Review of Generic Financial Advice. The seminar was chaired by Sue Regan, Chief Executive of the … Continued

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Generic financial advice and personal accounts

Wednesday 23 May 2007

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation held a seminar on Wednesday 23 May 2007 to discuss generic financial advice and personal accounts. With the Pensions Bill in the House of Lords and the Thoresen Review underway, its purpose was to discuss a framework of ‘advice protocols’ on which the generic financial advice that should accompany personal accounts could … Continued

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Resolution Foundation Annual Conference 2007

Wednesday 14 March 2007

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation held its Annual Conference on 14th March 2007 to discuss key issues in developing a national approach to generic financial advice. It followed the establishment of the Thoresen Review of Generic Financial Advice which will carry out an independent feasibility study on this issue over the coming months.

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Personal accounts and generic advice

Thursday 1 March 2007

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation hosted an expert policy workshop to discuss what form generic advice might take in the context of personal accounts and began to develop some “advice protocols” for delivery and content. The following areas were addressed: ­ How personalised could and should generic advice be in the context of personal accounts? Presentation: how … Continued

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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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