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Providing Extra Support to Vulnerable Customers: E.ON’s approach

Posted on 27 Mar 2019

In a competitive market, how companies ensure their services are accessible to all, and in particular, how they support their most vulnerable customers, can be a tricky subject. Not ...Read More Read More

How fixing the loyalty penalty will help low-income consumers

Posted on 19 Mar 2019

Essential service markets aren’t working for people on low incomes. That’s a key reason why Citizens Advice made a super-complaint​ to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in September: ...Read More Read More

The poverty premium: how would you feel?

Posted on 06 Mar 2019

Alicia is a Commissioner of Birmingham Poverty Truth and an Ambassador for Fair by Design.  She has also recently become an Ambassador in a unison of Fair by Design ...Read More Read More

Poverty Premium Inquiry written submissions now available to view

Posted on 01 Feb 2019

In December 2017, the APPG on Poverty launched an inquiry into the poverty premium in order to understand the extent of the premium and to make recommendations for policymakers ...Read More Read More

Evidence sessions of the APPG on Poverty inquiry into the poverty premium

Posted on 28 May 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. The APPG on ...Read More Read More

Launch of APPG Enquiry into the Poverty Premium: Tues 12 December

Posted on 26 Mar 2018

We would be delighted if you could join us at the APPG on Poverty: EGM and Parliamentary launch of the APPG on Poverty’s Inquiry into the Poverty Premium. Tuesday ...Read More Read More

Poverty Premium Inquiry now accepting submissions

Posted on 20 Feb 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. We would like ...Read More Read More

APPG Chair Kevin Hollinrake MP on Tackling Poverty

Posted on 28 Apr 2017

People often think that a low income is the best indicator of poverty but it’s not the whole story. Issues of poverty can include access to decent housing, community ...Read More Read More

Event: Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium

Posted on 05 Jan 2017

Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium 18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child ...Read More Read More

Blog: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 05 Dec 2016

By Saskia Greenhalgh What will it take to improve children’s life chances? This is the question posed by the Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG’s) new book, Improving Children’s Life ...Read More Read More