Blog 2016-12-15T13:35:34+00:00

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It’s time to stop and think about rent and Council Tax data sharing

At the end of September the Financial Inclusion Commission published a report by Policy in Practice claiming that the incorporation of rent payment data into the credit referencing system would improve access for tenants to lower cost credit.  And tomorrow, the House of Lords is set to discuss a Bill put down by the Crossbencher, [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

BrightHouse: The FCA’s actions are not sufficient

It’s been a long time coming, and even now it’s still not good enough. Earlier this week some modicum of justice was finally delivered to the long suffering customers of BrightHouse.  Following a lengthy investigation, the Financial Conduct Authority ('FCA') has concluded that BrightHouse has been irresponsible by lending to (and to our mind, therefore [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

One week to go, and we have a fantastic line-up for you…

Next Monday our joint conference with Toynbee Hall's Financial Health Exchange will bring together a wide range of stakeholders to discuss how we can use new approaches and innovations to improve the financial health of low to middle income households today.   With an amazing line-up of speakers, 'Improving Financial Health: new approaches and innovations' is [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Join us on 30th October to discuss the future of Financial Health

Draft programme now available here An increasing number of British households are in extremely poor financial health; either highly indebted, lacking adequate savings, or both.  The intense financial pressure that many households are currently under is forcing us to re-think the design of services and products to ensure that these meet the realities of their [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments