There is a financial crisis brewing amongst social housing residents in the UK, and the sad fact is that with the government’s planned cuts to social security, things are only likely to get worse before they get better.
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Working out the basic viability of a building project does not always come easily to community groups - especially newer ones - and the ramifications of getting it wrong can be far reaching. A new set of tools aim to help the process.
Jennifer Tankard kicks off a series of articles from members of the Community Investment Coalition explaining why it's time for a revolution in community finance
There are established and effective networks of community finance providers, money advice agencies, social housing providers and even local authorities who are ideally placed to turn the tide. What if these and others came together to offer an integrated, one-stop financial service?
Social enterprises across the United States have taken on a wide range of public assets in recent years – from libraries to markets. But what really sets them apart from the UK is their innovative use of taxation
Many town centres are struggling because too much money flowing around the local economy is allowed to leak out. Lock that money in and you can multiply its impact and generate local wealth. A new money-tracking tool being trialled in Lancaster could be the answer to plugging those holes
Much more upfront financial literacy support is required. It should be commonplace that provision of financial services comes with an offer of independent money management advice. Opportunities to access skills improvements should not start and stop at the school gates.