This week’s #fridayfive is on migration. Continue reading
In our daily life, we frequently make decisions where the outcome is uncertain. Where should I go for lunch? Which way should I go to get home from work? Should I vote for Britain to leave or to remain in the European Union? Continue reading
This week’s #fridayfive presents the findings of new ILC-UK analysis which found high numeracy in old age is correlated with higher savings, better care planning, and even more sex!
Over the last few weeks, ILC-UK, as part of the Drink Wise, Age Well partnership, have held three Inquiry sessions looking at the issue of alcohol-related harm in the over 50s population of the UK. The theme for this year of the programme is Employment, unemployment and retirement, and an Inquiry session was held on each of these three areas. Continue reading
On Friday, 10th June 2016, Michelle McGagh delivered the following speech at the Second National Retirement Income Summit at the Chartered Insurance Institute. This one day summit was made possible through the support of the ILC-UK Partners Programme. Continue reading
In April 2016, ILC-UK and the Global Aging Institute hosted roundtable discussions in London and Brussels to consider what the UK, and Europe, can learn from different Asian countries’ responses to rapidly ageing societies; both events were supported by Prudential Plc. Continue reading
This week’s #fridayfive presents five key facts about the Government’s reforms to nursing bursaries.
The 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) saw a fundamental change to health higher education funding. It was announced that the NHS nursing bursaries were going to be replaced with the normal student loan system, effective from the 1st August 2017. Last week London Economics published an independent analysis of the impact of the removal of NHS bursaries on prospective students. This in-depth report provides a strong rebuke to the Government’s case for replacing nursing bursaries with the student loan system. This blog will attempt to review both sides of the debate.
In April ILC-UK published ‘Dementia and Comorbidities: Ensuring Parity of Care’, a major new report demonstrating the financial and social impact of failing to prevent, diagnose and treat comorbidities in people with dementia. Continue reading
This week’s #fridayfive is taken from the recently published report by ONS on “Young People’s Wellbeing and Personal Finance”.