The publication of Asset Accumulation across the Life Course on September 17th has attracted significant media coverage for the ILC-UK:

In addition to a number of radio interviews, the research was reported on in the national press:

The Times (18/09)
While the old grow richer, the young get poorer
This is a column by David Willetts MP responding to the research, available here:

Financial Times (17/09)
Warning on effect of house prices

Daily Mail (17/09)
Young gambling on property to finance their retirement.

Metro (17/09)
'Wealthy' 30-year-olds are drowning in debt

Daily Express (17/09)
'Don't rely on your home to fund old age'

The Scotsman (17/09)
Pensions saving fall as property seen as way to fund retirement

Yorkshire Post (17/09)
Decline in pension plan contributors


Are you looking for a short-term paid role in a think tank over the summer?
The independent think tank the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is seeking a summer intern to start on Monday 23 July. The intern would work 4 days a week for a period of 4 weeks, with the possibility of extension.

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Ben Franklin, Assistant Director of Research and Policy comments on the role of public policy, industry and consumer bodies in assisting the regulator to protect consumers.

On 19th June entries opened for the Innovating for Ageing initiative, a competition to identify solutions to the challenges facing vulnerable consumers.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and Just Group have analysed the submissions and created a shortlist to take forward that helps deal with ageing issues such as cognitive decline, failing physical health, loneliness and digital exclusion.

We are looking for an experienced, flexible and proactive candidate to support the Senior Management Team in managing the financials of the organisation.