12.06.2024

We launch our 2024 general election manifesto

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14.05.2024

We respond to Ofgem’s call for input on energy affordability and debt

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30.04.2024

Press Release: Government and regulators must stop higher costs for poorest families

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26.04.2024

We respond to DESNZ’s call for evidence on default tariffs

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08.04.2024

We launch our new payments film

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23.02.2024

Fair By Design statement: prepayment meter announcement is a big win, but we need action on standard credit sooner

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02.02.2024

We respond to ESNZ Committee’s call for evidence: Energy bills for domestic customers 

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02.02.2024

Press Release: New Age UK analysis shows an energy social tariff would have lifted 2.2 million households out of fuel poverty this winter 

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01.02.2024

Fair By Design statement: We welcome the Labour Party’s plan to create national financial inclusion strategy

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19.01.2024

We respond to Ofgem’s call for input on standing charges

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16.01.2024

Blog: Car insurance poverty premium costs people in poverty hundreds of pounds – it’s time for action 

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04.01.2024

News Story: We respond to Ofgem’s consultation on changes to standing charges and other debt costs 

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23.11.2023

News Story: Fair By Design responds to Ofgem’s consultation on additional debt related costs 

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25.10.2023

Fair By Design one of 13 organisations calling on the Chancellor to introduce an energy ‘Help to Repay’ scheme at the Autumn Statement 

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18.10.2023

News Story: Fair By Design responds to Ofgem’s new customer services standards for energy suppliers 

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03.10.2023

News Story: Fair by Design responds to Ofgem’s consultation on levelling the cost of standing charges on prepayment meters 

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28.09.2023

Press Release: Fair By Design one of Coalition of over 140 organisations and MPs calling for a consultation on a social tariff for energy

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02.08.2023

News Story: Fair By Design responds to the strategy and policy statement for energy policy in Great Britain by DESNZ

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01.08.2023

News Story: Fair By Design responds to Treasury’s future of payments review

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24.07.2023

Statement: Fair By Design calls on Government to fulfil its promise to consult on targeted energy price support  

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20.07.2023

Press Release: Government must switch on to help vulnerable energy customers this winter

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13.06.2023

News story: Fair By Design joins charities writing to Grant Shapps MP calling for a ‘Help to Repay’ scheme to support people struggling with energy debt 

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05.06.2023

News story: How inclusive design can make the transition to net zero fair for low income consumers

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01.06.2023

News story: Fair By Design joins the Trussell Trust & Joseph Rowntree Foundation ‘Guarantee our Essentials’ campaign 

Losing your job, needing to care for a sick family member, breaking up with your partner – everyone’s circumstances can change. When they do, the social security system should ensure no one goes without the essentials - but it doesn't. 

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25.05.2023

Blog: A reduction in energy bills is welcome – but low-income consumers’ distrust in the energy market remains the biggest challenge

Trust in the energy market needs to be rebuilt. A good place to start would be ending the premium for different payment methods in energy

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18.05.2023

News story: Fair By Design responds to Ofgem’s consultation on levelisation of payment method cost differentials

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18.04.2023

Fair By Design statement: Publication of Ofgem’s Code of Practice on involuntary PPM installations

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13.04.2023

Article: FCA’s new Consumer Duty: far from a silver bullet

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28.03.2023

Press Release: Finance Innovation Lab: Public wants politicians to act now on ‘unfair’ bank services

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13.03.2023

Press Release: Priced out – Poor people giving up insurance due to ‘poverty premium’

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24.02.2023

Fair By Design launches its updated 5-year strategy 

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10.02.2023

Event: How to address the poverty premium in the insurance market

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10.02.2023

Fair By Design join Martin Lewis in calling for the energy price guarantee to continue at £2,500 after April

We are working with MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis to ensure the energy price guarantee remains at £2,500 a year.  

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17.01.2023

Press Release: Fair By Design one of over 90 Charities and non-profit organisations calling on the Chancellor to introduce discounted energy bills for low-income households

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11.07.2022

Blog: How a new social tariff in the energy market would lower the cost of bills for low income households.

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22.06.2022

Press Release: New research shows local economies losing £4.5 million a year to the poverty premium.

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16.06.2022

Now the government must act, Fair By Design responds to the Treasury Select Committee’s report into the future of financial services regulation

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27.04.2022

Press Release: Columbia Threadneedle Foundation partners with Fair By Design to address barriers to financial inclusion

Research project will explore root causes of the poverty premium in insurance, an under-recognised factor in financial vulnerability. It aims to address systemic barriers to insurance, helping increase economic security and financial resilience among the UK’s poorest.

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12.04.2022

Fair By Design responds to The Government Warm Home Discount: Better targeted support from 2022 consultation  

Fair By Design is happy to see the changes made to support more low-incomes consumers, but we want to highlight that more can be done to support those using the Warm Home Discount

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04.03.2022

Emma Hardy MP Presses Ministers to end the poverty premium

Fair By Design featured as part of the Treasury Select Committee inquiry on the Future of Financial Services

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02.03.2022

Campaign update: Joint letter to the Minister on financial inclusion

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14.01.2022

Financial Conduct Authority must think financial inclusion

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10.12.2021

“It’s perverse and upsetting” – Martin Lewis highlights the poverty premium

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21.10.2021

Government’s Net Zero Strategy: Fair By Design comment

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25.09.2021

Priced out and left out: New Fair By Design report on the insurance poverty premium

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06.09.2021

Fair By Design and partners delivering No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) pilot

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01.07.2021

New research to look at increasing the financial inclusion of racially minoritised communities

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08.06.2021

Listen: Fair By Design on the British Standards Institute podcast

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09.03.2021

Guest blog: It’s the Government’s Duty to Act on Inequality

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23.02.2021

New research: People with certain protected characteristics more likely to pay a poverty premium

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11.02.2021

FCA: Over a quarter of UK adults have signs of vulnerability

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27.01.2021

New practical guidance on Inclusive Design for regulators and firms

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15.01.2021

Report launch (Webinar: 27 January): Inclusive Design in Essential Services

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27.11.2020

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2020 – what do we want to see change?

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20.11.2020

New report: Low income consumers pay a poverty premium equivalent to three months’ worth of food

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14.10.2020

Government confirms future of Warm Home Discount scheme

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08.10.2020

Open Finance: what are the risks and what should the FCA do next?

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29.07.2020

Fair By Design consults on Payment Systems Regulator’s future strategy work

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08.07.2020

Chancellor announces £2bn to improve household energy efficiency

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06.07.2020

Why the Chancellor should cut VAT on energy bills

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29.06.2020

The poverty premium in insurance to be explored by new partnership

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22.06.2020

Watch now: How can organisations support their employees’ financial resilience?

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29.05.2020

Carl Packman discusses payment holidays for 1.5m consumers struggling because of coronavirus

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07.05.2020

Why We Invested in SteadyPay

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04.05.2020

Why We Invested in Youtility

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27.04.2020

FCA confirms support for high cost credit and motor finance customers

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26.03.2020

Incomes for poorest in society reduced in 2018-19

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19.03.2020

VC and Social Impact: Why I Joined the Fair By Design Fund – Maryam Mazraei

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25.02.2020

Fair By Design launch new joint report calling for extension and expansion of Warm Home Discount scheme

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07.02.2020

Joseph Rowntree Foundation report finds little change in UK poverty levels

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23.01.2020

Fair By Design appears on Smart Money People’s ‘Money Bites’ podcast

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15.01.2020

Low income households experience biggest rise in consumer credit debt over last 10 years

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09.01.2020

Fair By Design chosen as one of The Big Issue’s ‘Top 100 Changemakers’ in 2020

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06.01.2020

Fair By Design partners with Trust for London to tackle the poverty premium

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03.12.2019

‘Inclusive design’ in essential services to be explored in new partnership

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10.09.2019

Minibems Raises Investment from SET Ventures and Fair By Design

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15.05.2019

Martin Coppack takes up the role of Director of Fair By Design Campaign

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01.02.2019

Fair By Design helps to shape The Sun’s campaign on Universal Credit

Fair By Design helped shape the Sun’s new Universal Credit campaign, with a particular focus on its Poverty Premium aspects, where waiting for Universal Credit for weeks put great financial strain on families, increasing the need to go to high cost lenders. Watch the video.  

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01.02.2019

Fair By Design Ambassador talks to The Sun about living with the Poverty Premium

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30.01.2019

Discussing the value of Credit Unions

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