Resources

November 21st, 2014 FPF Governance -

FPF Annual Report 2014-15

by Friends Provident Charitable Foundation

Each year Friends Provident Foundation works hard to find fresh and effective ways to contribute to the changes we want to see happen. This year has been no exception as we contin...

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November 21st, 2013 Reports -

Sustainable Debt Advice Project Pilot: Final Evaluation

AdviceUK, in partnership with Payplan and ACM Solutions1, has conducted a pilot to test the viability of a sustainable debt advice model.

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November 21st, 2013 Reports - Financial Inclusion

The Store: evaluation

by Niall Alexander and Alistair Grimes

Derwentside Homes, Prince Bishops Community Bank (PBCB) and their funders and stakeholders, in particular the Friends Provident Foundation and Northern Rock Foundation, wanted to ...

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November 21st, 2013 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Can payday loan alternatives be affordable and viable? An evaluation of London Mutual Credit Union’s pilot scheme

by Gareth Evans and Mick McAteer

London Mutual Credit Union (LMCU) had become increasingly alarmed by the escalating and often detrimental use of costly payday loans by already overindebted households. Moreover, i...

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November 21st, 2013 Briefing - Financial Inclusion

Emotional relationships with money and financial behaviour: Analysing the Big Money Test

by Friends Provident Charitable Foundation

In 2011 over 100,000 people took part in the BBC LabUK’s Big Money Test, a survey launched on the consumer affairs programme Watchdog.

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November 21st, 2013 Reports -

How much does ‘free banking’ cost? An assessment of the costs of using UK personal current accounts

by John K. Ashton and Robert Hudson

This assessment is important and topical due to rising international regulatory disapproval of the pricing methods used in personal current account markets and in particular the ...

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November 21st, 2013 Reports - Resilient economies

Mapping Economic Resilience

by Tony Greenham, Elizabeth Cox and Josh Ryan-Collins

This report was compiled for Friends Provident Foundation by nef to assist its development of a new social change programme. The overarching aim of the new programme is to transfor...

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November 21st, 2013 FPF Governance -

FPF Annual Report 2012-13

by Friends Provident Charitable Foundation

Our new giving programme, Building Resilient Economies, took a significant leap forward this year with the first allocation of grants. The programme aims to help build an economic...

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November 21st, 2013 Papers - Financial Inclusion

How financial inclusion and consumer issues might impact on the new Financial Conduct Authority

The paper reports on a seminar held in 2012 to discuss financial inclusion in the new regulatory environment.

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November 21st, 2008 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion in social housing: policy into practice

by Pat Conaty, Karl Dayson, Bob Marchant and Bob Paterson

More than one in four households in Britain is excluded from mainstream financial services. Such exclusion can trigger debt problems which, if unchecked, can lead to eviction and h...

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November 21st, 2004 Books - The right use of money

Right Use of Money

by David Darton (ed.)

As the world continues to become ever more interconnected and complex, the decisions we take when spending and investing money not only affect ourselves, our neighbours and our lo...

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