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Independent Age advice with Covid-19 and other Useful Guidance

03 Jul 2020

With changes to guidance for those shielding and the easing of restrictions from the 4th July, we’re sharing with you the latest advice,...

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Lockdown and loneliness exacerbated in Older Generation by lockdown

01 Jul 2020

A study of 2,000 adults, conducted by Santander, found that lockdown has exacerbated the UK’s loneliness problem. Older people could be more...

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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) called for a major shake-up in pensions tax relief

29 Jun 2020

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) called for a major shake-up in pensions tax relief after it was found that lower earners and young workers...

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38 Degrees letter to Boris Johnson Protect the NHS in trade negotiation with USA

29 Jun 2020

Members may wish to add their signature to this 38 Degrees campaign letter which asks the Prime Minister to protect the NHS in the trade negotiations...

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The Health & Social Care Secretary announces advisory guidance for 2.2 million clinically vulnerable people shielding in their homes will be eased

24 Jun 2020

The Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock announced at the Government’s daily press conference that the advisory guidance for 2.2...

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Support our campaign

23 Jun 2020

To coincide with International Widows’ Day, we have today launched our campaign to secure pensions for life for widows and widowers. Please...

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