Published: 20th Apr 2021

Pensions company Royal London has launched a new programme, which aims to find individuals and social enterprises who can help people deal with life shocks. The Changemakers programme aims to develop innovative solutions to life shocks by bringing Royal London together with experts in social innovation and people with personal experience of life shocks. These include can personal shocks like bereavement, serious illness, separation or divorce, and job loss, but also societal shocks such as COVID-19 or the effects of a transition to a low carbon economy. The mutual insurer will work with key partners Year Here and The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) to find and support 10 individuals and 10 social enterprises to develop and scale up potential solutions. These social enterprises will receive grants awarded by a panel including individuals who have also faced life shocks, as well as financial inclusion experts, and representation from flagship charity … (To read the full article, subscribe below)