Paying for care: what matters is how you get there

The Government’s announcement today concerning the level of the ‘lifetime cap’ on personal and nursing care fees is an important landmark in the emergence of a new settlement for the funding of long term care.  While the announcement has been quickly pushed off the headlines by accompanying statements on negative GDP growth, the stalling of […]

Workshop ‘Conceptualising ‘consumers’ of financial services: A new approach?’

Mind the (Housing) Wealth Gap is involved in the workshop ‘Conceptualising ‘consumers’ of financial services: A new approach?’. Professor Lorna Fox Mahony and Dr Folarin Akinbami are hosting the event at the Durham Law School on 12 April 2013. Recent changes to the Financial Services Bill imply a significant discursive shift towards a consumer rhetoric. […]