t matters to people of all ages, old and young, and Chance to be Chancellor seems to me to be an absolutely brilliant way of getting young people in particular engaged in this vital debate
Due on the 5 December, the Autumn Statement (released by the Chancellor) looks set to confirm that the UK economy is still struggling to grow. The statement provides a forecast on the country’s financial outlook as well as an update on the Government’s economic plan.
MyBnk brings money and enterprise lessons to life for 11-25 year olds in schools and youth groups.
Most young people know very little about tax, how it affects them or its role in society.
The global information services company Experian has launched a free online primary resource that explores both the practical and emotional issues around managing money.
Recently launched ‘Intergenerational Fairness Index’ highlights the large inequality gap between the generations.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop (OECD) has just launched its ‘Your Better Life Index’ – an interactive tool visualizing how advanced economies compare on key factors from education, life satisfaction, civic engagement and environment
With summer term here we at Paying for It would like to take the opportunity to thank all those who have registered on our website and used our resources.
The week of 25 June 2012 will see the return of ‘My Money Week’ for the fourth year running, with thousands of teachers expected to take part.
Britain is back in recession as GDP unexpectedly fell by 0.2% making it the first time the country has experienced a double dip recession since 1973-75.
Youth Budget 2012 found that those young people who took part would tax more (65%) and spend less (69%) in order to reduce the deficit to a greater extent than the Government.
14 March saw the launch of Youth Budget at the HM Treasury as nearly 1,200 14-18 year olds took part in Chance to be Chancellor, sharing their opinions on Budget 2012.
Paying for It catches up with Priyesh Patel, the 2011 youth chancellor
Young people are disproportionately affected by the current economic climate as they lose out to more experienced workers in the tough competition for jobs. It is now estimated that over 1 million people aged 16-25 are currently unemployed.
The demand for organs in the NHS has led the Welsh Assembly to discuss the potential for nudging more of its citizens into donating theirs when they die through requiring them to opt out rather than in for organ donation.
The UK riots are estimated to have cost the taxpayer over £100 million.