Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (University of Manchester)
27 Feb 2020
This report argues that Manchester's Northern Gateway project should offer mixed, affordable and age-appropriate housing and amenities. An equitable development plan should be developed, through community-led engagement, to ensure that the benefits of regeneration are shared among new and existing residents. It suggests that new ways of working with residents need to be adopted which go beyond existing forms of consultation and include more open-ended, sustained forms of collaboration.
This report finds that millions of UK mid-life employees believe that they may not have enough money to retire when they choose. It calls on the government to enable access to regulated financial advice and a phased approach to retirement.