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Reports

‘The Dependency Trap - are we fit enough to face the future?’

A CSFI report with support from Schroders and Cass Business School

Raising the UK state pension age is not enough to address the challenges caused by an ageing population. The UK Government should instead support an ‘active ageing’ environment, which would improve health and economic activity among those aged over 50, according to our latest report - by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School.

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Media Coverage: Sunday Times, Daily Express, FT AdviserProfessional Pensions, Actuarial Post.


Events

Italy, the Euro and Europe

Tuesday, July 3

Speakers

  • Lorenzo Codogno (LSE)

  • Paola Subacchi (Chatham House)


Publications

 Raising the UK state pension age is not enough to address the challenges caused by an ageing population. The UK Government should instead support an ‘active ageing’ environment, which would improve health and economic activity among those aged over 50, according to our latest report - by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School.

Raising the UK state pension age is not enough to address the challenges caused by an ageing population. The UK Government should instead support an ‘active ageing’ environment, which would improve health and economic activity among those aged over 50, according to our latest report - by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School.

 Although MiFID II is designed to combat the distribution of free or cheap research to asset managers as an inducement to trade, its initial impact has heightened nervousness about predatory pricing and unfair competition.

Although MiFID II is designed to combat the distribution of free or cheap research to asset managers as an inducement to trade, its initial impact has heightened nervousness about predatory pricing and unfair competition.

 The explosive growth of new sources of finance for small businesses over the past five years represents a revolution in choice for borrowers and in investment opportunities for individual savers. But the challengers remain just that compared with the dominant market share of the big banks, and mass-market investment in these alternative assets is in its infancy,

The explosive growth of new sources of finance for small businesses over the past five years represents a revolution in choice for borrowers and in investment opportunities for individual savers. But the challengers remain just that compared with the dominant market share of the big banks, and mass-market investment in these alternative assets
is in its infancy,


Podcasts

Andrew Hilton (CSFI), Pete Hahn (London Institute of Banking & Finance) and Anthony Belchambers (Financial Services Negotiation Forum) try to digest the week's news and what it all means for UK Financial Services.

Note: this recording was made on the Monday after the June 2017 General Election.

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, sat down with Francesco Guerrera (Politico) and Sam Tymms (Promontory) to discuss whether there is a regulatory pendulum in banking - and in whose favour it is swinging.

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, discusses the Office of Tax Simplification's agenda for 2016 and beyond.

Christine Allison, CSFI Financial Inclusion Fellow, talks to Malcolm Brown, director of the Church's Mission & Public Affairs Department, about the role of the Church of England in providing socially responsible financial services.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Brian Bartaby (CEO of Proplend) following the Centre's April 26 round-table on innovations in property finance.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Tim Jones (former CEO of NEST) following the Centre's March 7 round-table on the Chancellor's priorities for pensions reform.



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Financial World

 

Financial World is the journal of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. Published six times per year in association with the CSFI, Financial World aims to bring together thought-provoking research and commentary on the health of the domestic and international financial services sector. The journal reaches around 20,000 financial services professionals, including all corporate and individual supporters of the CSFI.

 

Academic Expert Directory

 

The Academic Expert Directory is an online platform where academics and other specialists can connect with financial services practitioners seeking expert advice. The service is simple to use - and free.

 

 

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