Age UK

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

BBC needs to 'move with the times' or face collapse, Culture Secretary says

BBC needs to 'move with the times' or face collapse, Culture Secretary says

The Culture Secretary, Baroness Morgan has said the BBC needs to "move with the times" or it could go the same way as collapsed video rental firm Blockbuster

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

TV licence fees for over-75s to be means-tested

TV licence fees for over-75s to be means-tested

TV licence fees for over-75s to be means-tested

Free TV licence fees for over-75s are to be means-tested, the BBC has announced.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Age UK: Scrapping free TV licence for over 75s may "risk lives"

Age UK: Scrapping free TV licence for over 75's may 'risk lives'

Age UK: Scrapping free TV licence for over 75's may 'risk lives'

Plans to remove free TV licences for pensioners could result in loss of life, Age UK have warned.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Age UK: Pensioner benefits are ‘a sign of a good society’

Age UK: Pensioner benefits are ‘a sign of a good society’

Age UK: Pensioner benefits are ‘a sign of a good society’

Robert Henderson from Age UK has said that age-related benefits such as a free TV licence and bus pass are a “sign of a good society” and shows the “most vulnerable” are being looked after.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

AGE UK Director: Amber Rudd has ‘snuck out’ pension changes making some £7k worse off

Age UK Director: Amber Rudd has ‘snuck out’ pension changes making some £7k worse off

Age UK Director: Amber Rudd has ‘snuck out’ changes that lose pensioners £7k

Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK has accused the Work and Pensions Secretary of “sneaking out” changes to pension credits that could leave some £7,000 worse off.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Age UK warns of many older people entering a self-destructive rut

Age UK warns of many older people entering 'self-destructive rut'

Age UK warns of many older people entering 'self-destructive rut'

Analysis by the charity shows nearly 1.5 million people aged 65 and over feel they can't control their own life