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A new international report, produced by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), has deemed the UK pension system sustainable but inadequate, with young

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For Immediate Release: 07 February 2017

Leading think tank urges retirement housing revolution to fix the housing crisis

Research finds that although 9 in 10 65-79 year olds

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For Immediate Release

21st December 2016

Struggling for a Christmas present for Nan? Take her for a meal or to the theatre.

A new report “The Missing £Billions&

Economic Insight by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), published following the Autumn Statement, paints a bleak picture for future pensioners. ILC-UK analysis reveals that:

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he Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the NHS Confederation and former Secretary of State for Health and former Chair of the Health Select Committee, and Dwayne Johnson, Director of Adult Social

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In an increasingly complex financial world, responsibility for financial decision-making is progressively being shifted onto the individual. Yet a new report, published by

ILC-UK publishes new analysis to feed into FCA and HM Treasury Financial Advice Market Review


Ensuring policy and practice raises confidence in the provision of advice is key to increasing

 

The ILC-UK today urges mortgage providers to better understand, and respond to, the increasing numbers of retirees taking loans into retirement. 

Speaking at a conference organised

1.4 million older people face inadequate retirement incomes after pension freedoms day

  • 1.1 million people face inadequate incomes even if they choose to annuitise.
  • But this could rise to 1.

THE AGE AUDIT: DELIVERING A BUSINESS RESPONSE TO AGEING

A new business “Age Audit”, published today, includes an 8-point action plan to support companies who want to respond to the

The Ready for Ageing Alliance today launches its manifesto for action entitled ‘Getting Ready for Ageing’.  The report calls on policymakers in Government and beyond to start

Using data from the UK’s largest social survey, Understanding Society, new research reveals that people who are struggling to manage their finances in old age have eight times the odds of

Almost ten per cent of older people do not have a current account according to new research by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), and Age UK.

Furthermore, the report, ‘

 

Despite their rising spending power, millions of older consumers are set to face difficulties when buying and using products this Christmas because of the restrictive design of many goods,

Publications

This new report examines 30 countries and regions and finds stark intergenerational savings gaps around the world.

This new research report finds that those who received financial advice in the 2001-2007 period had accumulated significantly more liquid financial assets and pension wealth than their unadvised

The report reveals that current economic trends such as house price inflation, tighter credit conditions and low real wage growth mean we can expect to see a significant shift in the customer base

This report looks at barriers to consumption in later life, and how best to address them to increase spending amongst the over 50s.

In the latest ILC-UK Economic Insight paper, we analyse what the 2016 Autumn Statement means for savings and conclude with a short discussion about UK savings policy.

The Ready for Ageing Alliance assess the Government's response to our rapidly ageing society and finds the UK is still not ready.

Commissioned by the Money Advice Service and the UK Financial Capability Strategy, this report carried out an extensive scoping review to establish which financial education programmes designed to

Despite significant increases in the numbers of older people living alone, half of all older people with care needs haven’t made adaptations to their homes to make them easier to live in.

ILC-UK has published new analysis to feed into FCA and HM Treasury Financial Advice Market Review.

New research by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) and Prudential busts the myth of older people splashing their retirement cash on leisure and holidays.

This report, which highlights the vital role of good design, technology and innovation, is a collaboration between the ILC-UK, the IET and the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Design

This report asks whether it is time to rethink our concept of retirement, and includes an 8-point action plan to support companies who want to respond to the challenges and opportunities of ageing.

This think-piece by Richard Berry develops a ‘system map’ of digital exclusion

This new research, by David Sinclair of ILC-UK, for Age UK, considers the market potential of the older consumer and highlights how companies can make more of this population

Report exploring existing datasets to inform The Golden Economy report

The ILC-UK reviews David Willetts recent book on intergenerational fairness

The speech of Michael Foster MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Government Equalities Office, at the ILC-UK Partners Breakfast on 1st December 2009.

Older people aren’t always getting the most from their retirement savings, according to a new report, by Jackie Wells for the International Longevity Centre - UK.

Events

Thursday, 13th July 2017; 15:00 (for 15:15) - 17:00, House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0PW

Held in the House of Lords on Thursday, 13th July 2017, this roundtable discussion

A debate considering the health and employment of older workers.

Older consumers are an increasingly important market for a variety of goods and services.