Published: Tue 12 Sep 2017

JobSkilla are proud to be one of the first businesses taking part in Fair by Design, read on for more information from The Joseph Rowntree Foundation:

A new fund has been launched to invest in ventures which can disrupt the energy, finance and insurance markets and provide alternative services to people on low incomes

Poverty premium: New Fair By Design Fund aims to raise £20m and disrupt markets

Fourteen million people live in poverty in the UK, more than one in five of the population. But people already struggling face a poverty premium – having to pay more for essential goods and services, such as their energy bills, for credit or their food.

On average, these extra costs add up to £490 a year and can total up to £1,190 for some households.

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