Ben Hughes examines how we can cut through the froth of the party conferences by spelling out how CDFIs are making a difference, and their £1.125bn contribution to GDP. Continue reading
Archives for September 2013
Month: September 2013
Jennifer Tankard, Director of Community Development Foundation, explains why the Community Investment Coalition is working together for fair and affordable financial services for all.
Celia Richardson explains why the Social Economy Alliance is optimistic about all the main party manifestoes for 2015 carrying policies that will grow the social economy Continue reading
Malcolm Brown – Director of Mission and Public Affairs for the Church of England, examines the church’s support for credit unions and views on the financial sector.
A new report has found that a credit union payday loan product could break even in the long-term and has proved very popular. London Mutual Credit Union has piloted the use of a payday loan product, funded through the Barclays Community Finance Fund and Friends Provident Foundation. Continue reading