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We are pleased to announce that the successful candidates for the two Friends Provident Foundation Resilient Economies specialist fellowships are Mark Burton and Matt McStravickread more
The latest Financial Inclusion report from the University of Birmingham, released on 14th October, finds that while there are some ‘positive signs’ for people’s personal finances, the majority of the population is still cutting back on spending – and those at the bottom are struggling ever more.read more
A new report from cross-party think tank Demos proposes a dramatic shake-up to the UK’s banking system – calling for the establishment of a network of local banks with a specific remit to support local economic growth.read more
The Foundation invites applications for its new Journalist Fellowship, which aims to create a significant work of journalism that will help build a better understanding of economics in the wider public.
(NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS HAS NOW PASSED.)read more
Materials from our local economic resilience learning event are now available to view/download.read more
Positive Money were the only civil society organisation to submit a response to the Payment Services Regulator …read more
In a new study, funded by the Friends Provident Foundation, NEF found the UK’s financial system to be the least resilient of G7 countries and, in their concluding report, the authors warn of worrying implications for the UK’s economic stability.read more
The Foundation’s full Report and Financial Statements document for the year October 2013 to September 2014 is now available to download.read more
IPPR North references new report funded by the Foundation when commenting on recent Office for National Statistics figures on economic growth in Local Enterprise Partnership areas.read more
We are pleased to announce that Friends Provident Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust have made grants to The Finance Innovation Lab …read more