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09
Oct

Who will be on new £20 note? Brits pick top TV star to be face of new twenty quid

By Christine Younan, The Daily Star
BRITS are anxiously waiting to see who’s face will print on the new £20 note and now a survey has revealed who the nation wants. The research – conducted by YouGov on behalf of Good Money Week – showed that 40% of the 2,128 people asked said Sir David Attenborough was their first choice.
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09
Oct

Two thirds of investors never offered ethical funds

By Aamina Zafar, FT Adviser
UK investors want their money to create a positive social and environmental change by investing in progressive and pioneering businesses, according to research. The analysis by the Impact Investing survey from Triodos Bank UK found that while demand for positive investments is growing, 67 per cent of investors have never been offered ethical or sustainable investment opportunities.  The results coincide with Good Money Week, a national campaign to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance.
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09
Oct

Advisers must help 'demystify' ethical investing - UKSIF

By Victoria McKeever, Professional Adviser
Good Money Week organiser UKSIF has called on financial advisers to help "demystify" ethical investments as research revealed increasing public demand for products that "make money and have a positive impact".  
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09
Oct

Britons want Sir David Attenborough on new £20 note instead of JMW Turner

By Chantal Da Silva, The Independent
Sir David Attenborough has come out on top on a list of “ethical champions” Britons would like to see featured on the next £20 note, a survey has revealed. 
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09
Oct

Brits Want Sir David Attenborough To Be The Face Of The New £20 Note

By Stewart Perrie, The LAD Bible
The English painter J. M. W. Turner will be the face of the new £20 note when it's released to the British public in 2020. But while it's nice to celebrate the life of the man who died in 1851, it seems as though people in the UK want someone more modern. Sir David Attenborough is largely considered to be Britain's granddad. Many grew up with his iconic voice as he took us on a journey across the world, from ice capped mountains, to vibrant green jungles and desolate deserts.
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08
Oct

Attenborough the favourite to feature on new £20 note

By The Herald (Scotland)
SIR David Attenborough has come out top of a list "ethical champions" Britons want to feature on the new £20 note, a survey has revealed. The research, conducted by YouGov on behalf of Good Money Week, showed that 40 per of the 2,128 people asked said Sir David was their first choice ahead of other ethically-minded figureheads, including Richard Branson, Stella McCartney and Jamie Oliver. Read here.
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08
Oct

Attenborough in lead for £20 note

By News In Brief, The Times (£)
Sir David Attenborough tops a list of “ethical champions” Britons want to feature on the new £20 note, ahead of Prince Charles, JK Rowling, Sir Richard Branson, Stella McCartney and Jamie Oliver. He won 40% of votes in a YouGov survey of more than 2,000 people for the Good Money Week campaign. Read here.
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08
Oct

More young savers 'want ethical pensions'

By Business, BBC News
Young savers are twice as likely as older generations to see their pension pot's choice of investments as their responsibility, according to a survey. In a YouGov poll of 2,100 people, 13% of 18 to 34-year-olds with a pension said it was their job to make sure their money was invested ethically. For 45 to 54-year-olds, only 6% thought so, while 7% of over 55s agreed. More than 44% of so-called millennial savers said backing ethical firms could bring about positive social change.
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08
Oct

Charity Bank introduces easy access bank account for charities

By Howard Lake, UK Fundraising
Full article here.
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08
Oct

Millennials ‘more likely to feel the need to invest pensions ethically’

By The Daily Echo
Millennial pension savers are twice as likely than older generations to think it is their responsibility to make sure their money is invested ethically, a survey has found. One in seven (13%) of 18 to 34-year-olds with a pension believe it is their social responsibility to make sure it is invested ethically compared with 6% of 45 to 54-year-olds and 7% of over-55s.Millennial pension savers are twice as likely than older generations to think it is their responsibility to make sure their money is invested ethically, a survey has found.
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