The Personal Finance Research Centre is an independent research centre that specialises in social research across all areas of personal finance, mainly from the consumer's perspective. Much of our work focuses on the following areas:
Our interdisciplinary team combines extensive empirical research skills with a detailed understanding of a range of social policy issues. Our work is influential in shaping public policy, and we provide technical and policy advice to government departments and others.
3 March 2014
David Hayes talks about our joint programme of research with ILC-UK, which uses Understanding Society to look at the financial wellbeing of people in later life.
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This research reviews the evidence on the links between debt, credit and poverty as part of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's programme to produce an anti-poverty strategy for the UK.