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Older Consumers

'The Global Savings Gap', supported by Prudential plc, explores the pension systems of 30 high income countries and regions,...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions, Work and Retirement

‘The Value of Financial Advice’, produced by ILC-UK with the support of Royal London, analyses data from the largest...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

This study, by the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK), supported by the Building Societies Association (BSA) has found that...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Economics of Age, Older Consumers

In most developed countries, including the UK, consumption accounts for over two-thirds of GDP. In these countries, a rising proportion...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers

The 2016 Autumn Statement, delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 outlined the state of the UK’s...

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Tagged categories include: Older Consumers, Pensions

Government action on tackling the challenges and maximising the opportunities of ageing has stalled. Far from seeing sustained...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Dementia, Economics of Age, Equality and Human Rights, Future of Age, Health, Intergenerational, Longevity, Older Consumers, Pensions, Quality of Life, Technology, Work and Retirement

‘What works? A review of the evidence on financial capability interventions and older people in retirement’ was commissioned...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

Whilst specialist retirement housing can offer more adaptations and play a part in supporting downsizing, the report also finds that the...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Economics of Age, Health, Older Consumers, Quality of Life

Ensuring policy and practice raises confidence in the provision of advice is key to increasing uptake, argues the International...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

Research busts the myth of a hedonistic retiree population

  • Retirees are saving £48.7bn per year
  • Rather than spending...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Global Ageing, Older Consumers, Pensions, Work and Retirement

The OBR warns that without technological innovation over the next decade, health spending in 2063-64 might need to be 5.0 % of GDP...

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Tagged categories include: Older Consumers, Technology

The Age Audit has been published by ILC-UK and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and states that...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Future of Age, Older Consumers, Work and Retirement

Older people are significantly less likely to have access to the internet than the general population. According to recent research...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Older Consumers, Technology, Work and Retirement

"An excellent report"
David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science

"It is a sound research project that gives...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Work and Retirement

This report, written by Dr Adele Atkinson and David Hayes of the Personal Finance Resource Centre (PFRC) at Bristol University, explores...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers

David Willetts The Pinch: How the Baby Boomers Took Their Children's Future - And Why They Should Give it Back (Atlantic Books, 2010)...

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Tagged categories include: Intergenerational, Older Consumers

This is a report of a speech by Michael Foster MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Government Equalities Office which sets out the...

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Tagged categories include: Equality and Human Rights, Older Consumers

The recent historical low in interest rates has highlighted that some retirees rely on their savings for income and are exposed to...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions