NEWS:

An ILC-UK report, to be released in January has calculated the impact DB deficits have had on wages between 2000 - 2015.

New report highlights barriers to consumer spending amongst the over 50s, and makes recommendations to boost spending.

New analysis conducted by economists at the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) has found that a 3% social care precept wouldn’t benefit the local authorities which needed it most.

ILC-UK news, report and event updates from October - December 2016.

New report finds almost one third of older drinkers in the professional occupational class drink 5-7 days a week.

Responding to the news of falls in uptake of the shingles vaccination, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has urged a change to its eligibility guidelines.

The Government is stuck between a rock and a hard place as it attempts to reconcile the need to grow the economy whilst also encouraging long term savings.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is delighted to announce that Legal & General has agreed to sponsor our website for three years from November 2016.

Current pensioners have come close to achieving Keynes’ 80 year old vision of economic bliss – where people are able to capitalise on extended periods of leisure time. But...

ILC-UK's response to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee Report on Intergenerational Fairness.

Think Tank’s longitudinal analysis also found that over 60s who join a political party are also significantly more likely to join a religious group like a church, synagogue or mosque.

Welcome to the October edition of the ILC-UK Update

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is organising its second annual all day conference on The Future of Ageing, on Wednesday, 9th November 2016 at Central Hall, Westminster.

A new paper “Still not Ready for Ageing” by the Ready for Ageing Alliance (R4AA), of which the ILC-UK is a member, argues that Government action on tackling the challenges and maximising the opportunities of ageing has stalled.

Charities call for an urgent focus on the ‘crisis in social care’ and urge an extended remit for the planned auto-enrolment review.

ILC-UK are looking for an organised and proactive Office and Events Coordinator (Maternity Cover) who has experience in both coordinating events and office administration.

Join us at the 2016 Future of Ageing Conference. Earlybird prices must end of 31st August.

Think Tank calls for better understanding of how to improve the financial skills of older people to reduce the risk of scams.

Welcome to the August edition of the ILC-UK Update

Ahead of our 2016 Future of Ageing Conference on the 9th November 2016 in Wesmtinster, London, we are looking for sponsors who are interested in being part of the event.

The Centre for Ageing Better has commissioned International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) to conduct a review into inequalities in how people experience later life.

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 it easier to live in, finds the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) in their new “State of the Nation’s Housing” report.

Think tank focusing on impact of UK’s rapidly ageing population urges reform of ‘mediocre’ welfare state; warns that without action the welfare state is at risk for the young and the old, and calls for a ‘new Beveridge’ for the age of ageing.

Leading academics, parliamentarians and industry experts contribute to a major new publication, outlining the challenge ageing poses to the UK welfare state and the reforms necessary to ensure its survival.

Focusing policy solely on the needs of the first time buyer won't solve the housing crisis argues a new Think Piece for the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) by Sir Michael Lyons, Caroline Green and Neal Hudson.

ILC-UK is delighted to announce that FirstPort has joined our Partners Programme. The partnership will see FirstPort support ILC-UK events and research over the next year.

ILC-UK give advance notice of the publication of 'Towards a new age: The future of the UK welfare state'

A new report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) demonstrates that reducing migration could boost the economy by £625 billion (or 11.4% bigger) by 2064-65.

New analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) reveals...

Welcome to the June edition of the ILC-UK update

Research from Cass Business School and the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) has found growing inequalities in adult life expectancy.

New report demonstrates that a failure to prevent, diagnose, and treat depression, diabetes and urinary tract infections in people with dementia could be costing the UK’s health and social care system up to nearly £1 billion per year.

We are recruiting a part-time Finance Manager who will provide maternity cover to support our growing research and events team.

Welcome to the April edition of the ILC-UK update

The Drink Wise Age Well partnership of leading national alcohol and ageing charities have launched an Inquiry, led by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) into alcohol-related harm amongst the over 50s.

Ten years to the day after the final report of the Pension Commission, the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) have announced its second National Retirement Income Summit.

'The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) welcomes the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s inquiry into support for the bereaved'

Responding to the latest Aviva Working Lives report, David Sinclair, Director, International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), said:

A new report examining paying for care costs in later life draws upon the International Longevity Centre - UK's work on the 'Equity Bank'.

A new report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) supported by Age UK, calls on the Government to avoid damaging confidence in our pensions system at the forthcoming Budget, and to act to foster a ‘savings culture’.

ILC-UK are recruiting for an enthusiastic, flexible and eager Research and Policy paid intern who is willing to embrace all aspects of the organisation.

ILC-UK are recruiting for a Researcher with excellent writing skills and a strong passion for policy to join our busy and expanding team.

A new report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) argues that our ageing society offers significant social and economic opportunities but only if policymakers plan better for the long term.

Since our December update, we have published four new reports and our research has featured on the front page of the Daily Express; on Radio 4, and on BBC News, Sky News and ITV news bulletins

Biggest ever study of its kind reveals attitudes towards alcohol and ageing could be leaving over 50s at increased risk of harm from alcohol.

All of us at the International Longevity Centre – UK would like to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year. We would also like to take this opportunity to introduce the latest member of our Partners Programme, Hymans Robertson LLP.