Money and Pensions Service, London Financial Wellbeing Webinar, working together to improve lives across the city

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Date(s) - 30/06/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Thursday 30 June / 10.00 to 11.00am

An online event from the Government’s Money and Pensions Service following the launch of the England Delivery Plan. They will be sharing details of the delivery plan and it’s relevance to those living and working in London as well as exploring how we can work together to reduce financial inequalities in our area.

 Who is this delivery plan for? From pocket money to pensions, this delivery plan is for all organisations in London with an interest in supporting or improving the financial wellbeing of people across the city.  The plan provides context and background information and details of how organisations with wellbeing programmes, as well as those who aspire to do more, can work together on impactful financial wellbeing activities that will help people across the region and the UK.

  • Employers: all different types of employer, from microbusinesses to multinationals, across all sectors and their representative organisations and trade bodies
  • Lifelong Learning: formal and informal education providers, parents, care givers and other educational support services
  • Organisations focused on individual and community wellbeing: community and special interest groups, the health system, charities, housing associations, advice agencies and community groups
  • Creditors and the financial services sector: funders, providers and innovators
  • Thinkers and decision makers: policy makers, influencers, regulators and funders. Local and regional government and other decision makers

How can tackling problem debt and encouraging a regular savings habit improve financial wellbeing?

You will hear background and context specifically focussed on London from the recent Adult Financial Wellbeing Survey.  We’ll highlight our agenda for change on Debt and look at the current landscape of London and indebtedness and how it’s a significant contributor to poor financial wellbeing, we’ll hear from Jim Minton, CEO of Toynbee Hall who’ll share how his team at DebtFreeLondon provide support for those with problem debt and what more needs to be done to ensure more people have access to free debt support.

What support strategies for employers and the workforce can we offer in the current climate?  Having savings, even a small amount, can improve individual financial resilience, Sarah Davidson, Business Development Executive with Plane Saver Credit Union, will be delivering a presentation on financial wellbeing and the benefits to the employer such as increased productivity, reduced absenteeism, and higher retention rates.

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