Judging by 2015, is the only way up for 2016?
As far as the financial wellbeing of people on low incomes is concerned, 2015 has been an inauspicious year. It seems the bar has been set pretty low for 2016 but with Universal Credit, ongoing austerity and the tension brought about by international conflict, it's not looking great. But hey, it's the happy season, so let's look at some of the silver linings...
In our special report we look back at our own successful year in which we worked with partners across the financial capability sector and how our social enterprise approach has added value to all our collective action. Much of it has been about laying foundations in difficult conditions, so bring on 2016, let us atcha! Read more
Preparing to launch the Social Publishing Project into 2016 is a crowdfunding campaign to bring our first book into print. Written by Quids in! editor Jeff Mitchell, I'm Ready: 7 signs that show you're right for the job tells the inspiring true story of a man who grows from unemployed without hope to confident and in work, providing unique hints and unconventional tips for jobseekers everywhere who feel they've tried everything else without success.
Read the blog: "Can we build a community of friends who want to be part of something special, exploring ways to engage, motivate and re-activate people who many would have us believe are hopeless, feckless and workshy?"
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