In 2010, George Osborne became Chancellor and immediately began to establish his vision for the future of the UK economy. The economy he inherited was far from healthy, the effects of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent downturn lingered. In his first budget, a bold and ambitious plan was presented. 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!
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 presents five new studies examining pain, low wages and dementia support.
This week’s #fridayfive focus on inequalities in adult lifespan.
What happens when all the banks in a town or suburb decide to close their branches? Where do people go to talk about tricky transactions or more complex services? Where do local businesses bank their cash and cheques? Continue reading
In recent months, we’ve had the final curtain calls of several great entertainers. David Bowie (69), Lemmy from Motorhead (70), Alan Rickman (69), Terry Wogan and now Victoria Wood (62) all departed their mortal coils early.
From the future of ageing in the UK to downsizing and sex amongst the over 85s, 2016 has witnessed the ILC-UK influence public discourse and provoke a series of national discussions.