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November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Women’s financial assets and debts

by Jenny Westaway and Stephen McKay

Fawcett launched a new project in March 2006 to plug gaps in understanding of the differences between women’s and men’s financial assets and debt. Although differences in women...

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November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Living well in retirement

by Tamsin Stirling

An investment and delivery framework to enable low income older home-owners to repair, improve and adapt their homes.

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November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report 2014

by Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

This report is the second in a series of five annual monitoring reports commissioned by the Friends Provident Foundation to measure changing levels of financial inclusion in Britai...

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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 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, 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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