All our podcasts are available to listen to for free below.
Listen here to find out what our podcast is all about.
Financial Fairness: Pre-election special
The Trust’s pre-election series focuses on the upcoming general election. Each episode explores what the political parties have announced so far and what they should pledge to make things financially fairer on various issues which affect people on low-to-middle incomes.
1. Wealth: How can political parties close the wealth gap?
Arun Advani, University of Warwick
Ian Mulheirn, Resolution Foundation
Financial Fairness: Solutions
How can we make things fairer in the UK? At the Trust, we are concerned about money issues, from tax to pensions, from wages to gambling. In this series, Financial Fairness: Solutions, we speak to experts about what we can do to create a fairer society.
8. Low pay in a high-cost Britain
Kate Bell, Assistant General Secretary at the Trades Union Congress.
7. A minimum income guarantee for Scotland
Russell Gunson, Head of Policy and Research at the Robertson Trust.
6. Solutions to the childcare crisis
Abby Jitendra, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Bel Guillaume, Onward on childcare.
5. How to manage your finances for life
Paul Lewis from Money Box.
4. How can we reduce inequality in the UK?
Danny Dorling on levelling up.
3. How to avoid being poor in old age
Felicia Odamtten and Steve Webb on pensions.
2. How do we eradicate the need for food banks?
Emma Revie on food banks.
1. The mini-Budget
The impact of the mini-Budget with Alistair Darling.
Financial Fairness: How did we get here?
In this series, Financial Fairness: How did we get here? we shine a light on issues which affect living standards and speak to experts about whether policy has got fairer for people on low-to-middle incomes.
8. The coronavirus financial impact tracker
Bonus episode. Sharon Collard and Jamie Evans.
Miatta Fahnbulleh on inflation. What’s causing prices to rise? Do wage rises just fuel inflation? And how does the UK compare to other countries?
6. The cost of living
Helen Barnard on the cost of living. How did we end up with a system which results in so many people struggling to pay for essentials?
Rob Davies and Matt Zarb-Cousin on gambling. How did we end up with the gambling laws we have?
Paul Johnson on taxation. How did we end up with the taxation system we have?
Torsten Bell on wealth in the UK. What is the true picture of wealth inequality in the UK?
2. The UK's social security system
Alison Garnham on the UK's social security system. How did we end up with the social security system we have?
1. The financial impact of the pandemic
Alistair Darling on the financial impact of the pandemic. How effective was the government's response?