Evaluation Scotland Wales

89% of employers agree financial concerns have an impact on staff performance

Working age

Working age covers a large period from the ages of 16 to 70, and covers a wide range of financial decisions and life events. Poor financial capability leads to increased stress, and the connection between physical, mental and financial wellbeing is increasingly being understood. Financial capability interventions for working age adults cross a range of areas: workplace, welfare, housing, health, technology and life events.

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  • Wednesday 6 March 2019

    19 March: financial wellbeing in the workplace webinar

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Financial capability in action

Minimising financial harm caused by mental health problems

The Money and Mental Health Policy Institute conducted a report on how public services can better respond to people in mental health crisis who are also struggling with problem debt.

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Calls to Action: setting a new vision for financial capability

Five new Calls to Action have been announced as part of The Financial Capability Strategy’s ambitious vision of how, together, we could move effectively towards a more financially capable nation.

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Financial wellbeing: the employee view

42% of working-age UK adults feel that thinking about their financial situation makes them anxious. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development explores how money worries affect employees’ ability to do their job.

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Workplace strategy

The Strategy aims to understand the role that employers can play in supporting and improving financial capability. Financial difficulties can lead to decreased productivity in the workplace. How can employers support the financial wellbeing of their people day to day, through life events and into the longer term?

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Life stages across the UK