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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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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