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Introducing: Liam Hill

Liam Hill, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Liam Hill 1 December 2022 [...]

How the cost of living crisis is affecting students’ money and mental health.

Nicola Frampton, Insight Manager, Student Minds How the cost of living crisis is affecting students' [...]

Boosting connection: telecoms providers need to do more during the cost of living crisis

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Boosting connection: telecoms providers need [...]

Three ways firms can make it easier for people to disclose a mental health problem

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Three ways firms can [...]

Autumn Statement 2022: what it could mean for people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research & Policy, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Autumn Statement [...]

Suicide prevention – tackling the human cost of the cost of living crisis

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute PLEASE NOTE: This blog contains [...]

Introducing: Francesca Smith

Francesca Smith, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Introducing: Francesca Smith 11 November [...]

How firms can help customers with mental health problems share their needs 

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How firms [...]

Introducing: Rosie Normanton

Rosie Normanton, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Introducing: Rosie Normanton [...]

Making debt advice accessible to people with serious mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Making debt advice accessible [...]

Citizens Advice Sheffield: Support during the cost of living crisis

Sylvia Ward, Chief Executive, Citizens Advice Sheffield Citizens Advice Sheffield: Support during the cost of [...]

Commissioning debt advice that is accessible to people with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Commissioning debt advice that [...]

Firms should put customers with lived experience at the heart of Consumer Duty plans

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Firms should put [...]

Navigating Finances & the Impact of COVID-19: The Experiences of South Asian Women

Indy Sira, Director, Voices of Colour & Taimour Ahmed, Founder, Expert by Experience Navigating Finances [...]

A surprising policy solution to help tackle gender inequality

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute A surprising policy solution to [...]

Threatening benefit sanctions isn’t the way to help people with mental health problems into work

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Threatening benefit sanctions isn’t [...]

How gender impacts our money and mental health

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How gender impacts our [...]

How to fix managed migration and ensure no one gets cut off from their benefits

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How to fix managed [...]

Energy package is a relief but more is needed to prevent a mental health crisis

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Energy package [...]

Mental health service wait times: a postcode lottery

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Mental health service wait [...]

What living in London means for your money and mental health

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute What living in London [...]

Will upcoming guidance from the Gambling Commission be enough to protect online gamblers from harm?

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Will upcoming guidance from the [...]

Levelling Up: Money and Mental Health in Northern Ireland and the North West 

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Levelling Up: Money and [...]

How to stop people with mental health problems being priced out of public transport

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How to stop people [...]

Putting financial wellbeing at the core of the new 10-year plan for mental health and the national suicide prevention plan

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Putting financial wellbeing at the core [...]

What the FCA’s new ‘Consumer Duty’ means for customers with mental health problems

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute What the FCA's new [...]

Event catch-up: Launching our levelling up report

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Event catch-up: Launching our [...]

Why the next government needs to ‘level up’ for people with mental health problems

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Why the next government [...]

A good signal from telecoms on the cost of living – but more is needed to support people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute A good [...]

How Mental Health Act reform could prevent financial difficulty for people with severe mental illness 

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How Mental Health Act [...]

A(nother) step towards tackling online scammers

Bronwen Dalley Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute A(nother) step [...]

How can the government ensure that Breathing Space reaches more people?

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How can the government ensure [...]

Cost of living crisis: what’s the mental health impact?

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Cost of living crisis: [...]

Ofgem is changing the energy price cap every 3 months – here’s what it means for people with mental health problems

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Ofgem is changing the [...]

Paying fairly? What Ofwat’s new guidelines mean for people with mental health problems

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Paying fairly? What Ofwat’s new [...]

What the government’s new cost-of-living announcements means for people with mental health problems

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute What the government’s new [...]

Cost of living – where you can get help

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Cost of living - [...]

Introducing: Amanda Cole

Amanda Cole, Senior Trusts and Foundations Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Introducing: Amanda [...]

What telecom providers need to do to support people struggling to pay

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute What telecom providers need to [...]

Four takeaways from the Queen’s Speech

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Four takeaways from the [...]

Managed migration: how government can protect people with mental health problems moving to Universal Credit

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Managed migration: how government [...]

How local government can support people with mental health problems through the cost of living crisis

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How local government can [...]

When the disability pay gap and the cost of living crisis collide

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute When the disability pay [...]

What’s next in the fight to tackle online scams? 

Bronwen Dalley Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute What’s next [...]

Protecting people’s wellbeing in the cost of living crisis

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute 5 ways to protect [...]

How energy suppliers can support customers with mental health problems through the energy crisis

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How energy suppliers [...]

How the area you live in impacts your mental health

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How the area you [...]

Three steps towards effective debt advice

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Three steps towards effective [...]

How councils can support people with mental health problems through the latest rise in council tax

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How councils can support people [...]

Too many people with severe mental illness are left struggling alone with their finances

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Too many people with severe [...]

How the energy crisis is impacting people with mental health problems

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute How the energy crisis is [...]

Introducing: Dom Taylor

Dom Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Dom Taylor 25 March 2022 [...]

Why the Spring Statement doesn’t go far enough to support people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Why the Spring Statement [...]

Two years of progress in helping banks tackle gambling harms

Bronwen Dalley Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Two years of progress [...]

A campaign win: the government acts on our call to tackle online scam adverts

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health A campaign win: the government [...]

The devastating mental health impact of needing to use food banks

Tom Pollard, Mental Health Social Worker and Researcher The devastating mental health impact of needing [...]

How our new guide can help your firm meet its legal duties under the Equality Act

Alice Rose, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Money and Mental Health How our new guide can [...]

Five different ways the pandemic has affected finances for people with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Five different ways the pandemic has [...]

Is 2022 the year we finally crack down on scammers?

Bronwen Dalley Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Is 2022 the year [...]

Introducing: Becca Stacey

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Becca Stacey 16 February 2022 [...]

Campaign victory – protecting funding for debt advice

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Campaign victory - protecting funding for debt [...]

Health and disability benefits aren’t generous enough to support vulnerable people through the cost of living crisis

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Health and disability benefits aren't generous [...]

The Universal Credit Help to Claim services is changing – here’s how it could affect people with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health The Universal Credit Help to Claim [...]

Tackling mental health inequalities should be a central part of “Levelling Up”

Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Tackling mental health inequalities should be [...]

The energy price cap rise: Five ways energy firms can better support customers with mental health problems

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health The energy price cap rise: [...]

People with mental health problems say they aren’t getting Equality Act protections from essential services companies

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Policy and Research, Money and Mental Health People with mental health [...]

What new work-related sanctions on Universal Credit will mean for people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health What new work-related sanctions [...]

Three ways banks can maintain the momentum for supporting customers experiencing gambling-related harm

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Three ways banks can maintain the momentum [...]

Living with gambling addiction: What can the financial services industry do to help?

Michael, Expert by Experience Living with gambling addiction: What can the financial services industry do [...]

Reasons to be cheerful

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Reasons to be cheerful 15 December 2021 [...]

“Help-seekers and multi-strugglers”: Who felt the worst mental health and financial effects of the pandemic?

Isabel Taylor, Research Director, National Centre for Social Research “Help-seekers and multi-strugglers”: Who felt the [...]

How health and social care providers can help people with mental health problems avoid financial difficulty

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health How health and social care providers [...]

The FCA’s Consumer Duty could be transformative for people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health The FCA’s Consumer Duty [...]

Why essential services need to listen to experts by experience

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health Why essential services need to [...]

What can essential services firms and local authorities learn about supporting vulnerable customers from our new research?

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health What can essential services firms and [...]

LISTEN BACK: Martin Lewis talks about our new research on You and Yours

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health LISTEN BACK: Martin Lewis talks [...]

Money and mental health in a time of crisis

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Money and mental health in a [...]

Buy Now Pay Later and mental health – what’s the cost?

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Buy Now Pay Later and mental [...]

How HMRC can ease the pressure on people in problem debt

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How HMRC can ease the pressure on [...]

Supporting people with mental health problems with council tax

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Supporting people with mental health problems with [...]

Better blocks and beyond: highlights from our gambling conference

Bronwen Dalley Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Better blocks and beyond: [...]

Caught in a trap: Making it easier to leave a subscription

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Caught in a trap: Making it easier [...]

Budget 2021: More trick than treat for those most in need of support

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Budget 2021: More trick [...]

Online Safety Bill: Martin Lewis calls on MPs to include scam ads

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Online Safety Bill: Martin Lewis calls [...]

How our Research Community helped get information about money and mental health into GP surgeries

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How our Research Community helped get [...]

World Mental Health Day: Time to tackle financial inequalities for people with mental health problems

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health World Mental Health Day: Time [...]

Shaping the future of health and disability benefits

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Shaping the future of health and [...]

The end of furlough means accessible support is more vital than ever

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health The end of furlough [...]

Two further banks have become Mental Health Accessible

Alice Rose, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Money and Mental Health Two further banks have become [...]

What the energy crisis means for vulnerable customers

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health What the energy crisis means [...]

Time to crack down on scam ads: Our response to the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Time to crack down on scam [...]

Set Up To Fail: Lords make the case for government to act

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Set Up To Fail: Lords [...]

Introducing: Rachel Fergusson

Rachel Fergusson, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Rachel Fergusson 8 September 2021 [...]

Gordon Moody: Women and gambling

Matthew Hickey, Chief Executive, Gordon Moody Gordon Moody: Women and gambling 3 September 2021 Here [...]

How creditors can reduce the stress around debt problems

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health How creditors can reduce the [...]

Depression and memory loss: A hidden barrier to employment

Amy Swain, Research Community member, Money and Mental Health Depression and memory loss: A hidden [...]

How government can make it easier for people moving from legacy benefits to Universal Credit

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How government can make it easier [...]

Time flies when you’re having fun

Rich Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Time flies when you're having fun [...]

Introducing: Alexis Stevens

Alexis Stevens, Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Alexis Stevens 12 August [...]

Energy price cap rise: Why firms must take action now to improve debt communications

Alice Rose, Head of Strategic Partnerships Energy price cap rise: Why firms must take action [...]

What the FCA’s duty of care means for people with mental health problems

Merlyn Holkar, Senior Research Officer What the FCA’s duty of care means for people with [...]

How can banks best support their customers with gambling problems?

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How can banks best support their customers [...]

Flexible working: what happens after 19 July?

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Flexible working: what happens after 19 [...]

Mental health and the pandemic: What do the latest ONS stats tell us?

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Mental health and the pandemic: What do [...]

Carers are struggling to support loved ones with their Universal Credit claims

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Carers are struggling to support loved [...]

It ain’t (just) what you do it’s the way that you do it

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health It ain’t (just) what you do it’s [...]

Three ways the DWP can make it easier for people to access Universal Credit

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Three ways the DWP can make [...]

Research Community members help improve support for people with money problems

Merlyn Holkar, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Research Community members help improve support [...]

People who need help with Universal Credit are being #SetUpToFail

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health People who need help with Universal Credit [...]

The Online Safety Bill: a missed opportunity to stop online scams

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health The Queen’s Speech: a missed [...]

Set up to fail report and campaign launch research and campaign launch

Set up to fail report and campaign launch Want to ask a question to our [...]

Reducing risky gambling using behavioural insights

Dr Simon McNair, Policy Advisor; Rosanna Barry, Principal Advisor; Chloe Jacob, Research Advisor, Behavioural Insights [...]

My mental health and income story

Catherine, Research Community Member My mental health and income story 28 April 2021 People with [...]

3 ways the Mental Health Act can be changed to better tackle money and mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health 3 ways the Mental Health Act [...]

Gambling Act review: A chance to make gambling safer by design

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Gambling Act review: A chance to make [...]

Accessibility is too often forgotten about in website design

Alice Rose, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Money and Mental Health Accessibility is too often forgotten [...]

Our money and our mind

Roy Rickhuss CBE, General Secretary, Community Our money and our mind 7 April 2021 The [...]

Questions remain about government plans for mental health and suicide prevention

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health Questions remain about government plans for mental [...]

Webinar: Breaking the link between online financial harms and mental health problems

Webinar: Breaking the link between online financial harms and mental health problems Want to ask [...]

A safer net – reducing online harm for people with mental health problems

Merlyn Holkar, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health A safer net - reducing online [...]

Seven ways employers and government can help workers with mental health problems thrive during the pandemic

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Seven ways employers and government can [...]

Employers should take up the fight for better mental health services

Jo Bibby, Director of Health, The Health Foundation Employers should take up the fight for [...]

Stopping the Charge across the UK – two countries down, two to go

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Stopping the Charge across the [...]

Budget to “protect livelihoods” misses many people with mental health problems

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Budget to “protect livelihoods” [...]

What’s next for Mental Health Accessible in 2021?

Alice Rose, Head of Programmes, Money and Mental Health What’s next for Mental Health Accessible [...]

Introducing: Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Richard Taylor 24 February 2020 [...]

New FCA guidance means banks must improve treatment of vulnerable customers

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health New FCA guidance means [...]

New ONS data highlights mental health living standards inequalities

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health New ONS data highlights [...]

What I’ve learned from the last six months

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health What I’ve learned from the last [...]

Three changes the government should make to the benefits system to support people through the pandemic

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Three changes the government should make [...]

What the Financial Lives survey tells us about money and mental health during the pandemic

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health What the Financial Lives survey [...]

Changes to online slot machines shows the opportunity to tackle gambling harm

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Changes to online slot [...]

How to close the mental health income gap

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health How to close the mental health income [...]

Three key takeaways from the Woolard Review into unsecured credit

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health. Three key takeaways from [...]

Webinar: How can we close the mental health income gap?

Webinar: How can we close the mental health income gap? Want to ask a question [...]

Introducing: Georgia Preece

Georgia Preece, Research Assistant, Money and Mental Health. Introducing: Georgia Preece 1 February 2021 Two [...]

Putting flexibility at the forefront in the workplace

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health. Putting flexibility at the forefront in [...]

Income data visualisation

What’s the relationship between ethnicity and the mental health income gap?

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health. What’s the relationship between ethnicity and [...]

To “build back better”, we need to tackle the inequalities exposed by the pandemic

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health To “build back better”, we need to [...]

Digital exclusion – what’s the cost of no connection?

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Digital exclusion: what’s the cost of [...]

How the government can protect people with mental health problems from online scams

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How the government can protect people with [...]

How banks and retailers can help people stay in control of online spending

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health. How banks and retailers can help people [...]

Mental health, Covid and the Spending Review: let’s not go back to ‘normal’

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Mental health, Covid and the Spending Review: [...]

Ofcom backs our call for telecomms providers to improve support for customers with mental health problems

Alice Rose, Head of Programmes, Money and Mental Health Ofcom backs our call for telecomms [...]

A toolkit to help people improve their mental and financial health

Hannah Lewis, Mental Health and Money Advice A toolkit to help people improve their mental [...]

Lessons from my time at Money and Mental Health

Kate Langston, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Lessons from my time at [...]

Online shopping and mental health

Merlyn Holkar, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Online shopping and mental health 10 [...]

Prioritising my mental health has come at a cost – literally

Lydia, Research Community member Prioritising my mental health has come at a cost - literally [...]

How Peabody has made its debt letters more supportive

Mark McArthur-Christie, Managing Director of Rubuss, a social housing customer experience specialist How Peabody has [...]

Research Officer

Research Officer We are now looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic person with a demonstrable interest […]

Farewell reflections

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Farewell Reflections 30 October 2020 Next [...]

Lessons from our conference: How can banks support people with gambling problems?

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health. Lessons from our conference: How can [...]

Supporting those with problem debt during the pandemic

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Supporting those with problem debt during [...]

3 takeaways from our conference for financial services firms on tackling gambling harms

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health 3 takeaways from our conference for [...]

Bank card gambling blockers: a story of progress

David Collings, Sharon Collard and Jamie Evans, Personal Finance Research Centre, University of Bristol Bank [...]

A toolkit to help organisations tackle gambling related financial harm

Raminta Diliso, Gambling Related Financial Harm, Project Lead, GamCare A toolkit to help organisations tackle [...]

We stopped the most distressing Debt Threats!

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health We stopped the most distressing Debt [...]

Mind the mental health income gap

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Mind the mental health income gap [...]

Closing the mental health income gap

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health. Closing the mental health [...]

How has the pandemic affected young people’s mental health and employment?

Lucas and Sanjeeda, Work Experience Students, Money and Mental Health How has the pandemic affected [...]

It’s time for more firms to become Mental Health Accessible

Alice Rose, Head of Programmes, Money and Mental Health It’s time for more firms to [...]

Introducing: Haylie Page

Haylie Page, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Haylie Page 24 August 2020 [...]

Reflecting on my time at Money and Mental Health

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Reflecting on my time at [...]

3 takeaways from our recent webinar on online gambling and mental health

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health. 3 takeaways from our recent [...]

Introducing our new checklist for debt advice services

Merlyn Holkar, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Introducing our new checklist for debt advice services [...]

Ofcom’s guidance for treating vulnerable customers fairly: a welcome direction in our current circumstances

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Ofcom’s guidance for treating vulnerable customers fairly: [...]

Martin Lewis: Looking back at our highlights from 2019/20

Martin Lewis, Founder and Chair, Money and Mental Health Martin Lewis: Looking back at our [...]

Making free debt advice accessible to people with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Making free debt advice accessible to [...]

Making online gambling a safer bet for people with a mental health problem

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Making online gambling a safer bet for [...]

Event catch-up: Sharing our benefits and income research with Parliament

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Event catch-up: Sharing our benefits [...]

What makes a good job application?

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health What makes a good job [...]

Event catch-up: Launching our work on income and mental health

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Event catch-up: Launching our work [...]

How coronavirus has affected the income of people with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health How coronavirus has affected the income [...]

MPs back our call to Stop the #DebtThreats

Kate Langston, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health MPs back our call to [...]

Time for government to Stop the Debt Threats during Covid-19

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Time for government to Stop the [...]

3 acts of kindness we want to see this Mental Health Awareness week

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health 3 acts of kindness we want [...]

Introducing: Chris Lees

Chris Lees, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Chris Lees 14 May 2020 These [...]

How to get support with shopping during the pandemic

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health How to get support with [...]

The difficulties getting mental health support during the pandemic

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health The difficulties getting mental health [...]

Event catch-up: presenting our Covid-19 research in Parliament

Kate Langston, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Event catch-up: presenting our Covid-19 [...]

The government can do more to help people access benefits during Covid-19

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health The government can do more to [...]

Are you worried about gambling during the pandemic?

Kate Langston, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Are you worried about gambling [...]

How essential services providers can support customers during Covid-19

Alice Rose, Head of Programmes, Money and Mental Health How essential services providers can support [...]

The government must act to stop ‘debt threat’ letters during the Covid-19 outbreak

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health The government must act to stop [...]

Three reflections on the FCA’s coronavirus support measures

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Three reflections on the FCA’s [...]

People with mental health problems need more financial support during coronavirus crisis

Conor D’Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health People with mental health [...]

Tools to help you manage money during the coronavirus outbreak

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Tools to help you manage money [...]

How the government can ensure people can access benefits during the coronavirus outbreak

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health How the government can ensure people [...]

Joint letter to Thérèse Coffey

Joint letter to the DWP  26 March 2020 Dear Secretary of State, We are writing [...]

Covid-19: managing your mental and financial wellbeing

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Covid-19: managing your mental and [...]

Covid-19 and Budget 2020: what they mean for financial wellbeing

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Covid-19 and Budget 2020: what they [...]

Buy now, pay later: how can retailers make it safer?

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Buy now, pay later: how can [...]

Introducing: Alice Rose

Alice Rose, Head of Programmes, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Alice Rose 4 March 2020 [...]

Introducing: Conor D’Arcy

Conor D'Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Introducing: Conor D’Arcy 24 [...]

Practical advice for creditors to support customers with mental health problems

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Practical advice for creditors to support [...]

Bailiff reform: A year has passed and we need action

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Bailiff reform: A year has passed [...]

Overlooked and underregulated: Online spaces and financial harms

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Overlooked and underregulated: Online spaces [...]

It’s time to talk about debt – and make it easier to get help

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health It’s time to talk about [...]

Introducing: Juno Bhardwaj Shah

Juno Bhardwaj Shah, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health. Introducing: Juno Bhardwaj Shah 4 [...]

Introducing our Interim Chief Executive

Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Introducing our Interim Chief Executive 28 [...]

Mental health is at the heart of the UK’s new Strategy for Financial Wellbeing

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Mental health is at the heart of [...]

Get involved in our new project to tackle problem gambling

Kate Langston, Senior External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health Get involved in our new [...]

The links between problem gambling, self-harm and mental health

Sally McManus, Researcher The links between problem gambling, self-harm and mental health PLEASE NOTE: This [...]

Five gold things…reasons to be cheerful in 2020

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Five gold things...reasons to be cheerful in [...]

My money and mental health story

Anne Shreiner, Research Community member My money and mental health story 16 December 2019 Nothing [...]

General Election 2019: Reforming Power of Attorney

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health General Election 2019: Reforming Power [...]

General election 2019: A fair deal in markets for people with mental health problems

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health General election 2019: A fair deal [...]

Calling time on bad telecoms services

Brian Semple, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Calling time on bad telecoms [...]

Prevention is better than cure

Nikki Bond, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Prevention is better than cure 3 December [...]

General Election 2019: Making sick pay work and reforming the benefits system

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health General Election 2019: Making sick pay [...]

General election 2019: Making money advice available as part of NHS care

Kate Langston, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health General election 2019: Making money advice [...]

General election 2019: How the next govenment can help prevent suicide

Kate Langston, External Affairs Officer, Money and Mental Health General election 2019: how the next [...]

Gambling blocks: The odds are that your bank now offers one

Katrina Gaffney, External Affairs Intern, Money and Mental Health Gambling blocks: the odds are that [...]

Introducing the Money and Mental Health general election manifesto

Helen Undy, Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Introducing the Money and Mental Health general [...]

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Four reflections on my internship at Money and Mental Health

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Event catch-up: launching the Mental Health Accessible standards

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Introducing: Mental Health Accessible standards for essential services

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A new strategy for Money and Mental Health

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Putting mental health on the diversity agenda

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A call for action to improve how the energy sector treats vulnerable customers

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A big step towards tackling the financial and psychological costs of overdrafts

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Insuring a fair deal for people with mental health problems

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How financial services firms can support people in crisis, and their loved ones

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Our #DebtThreats debate: the government says changing debt letters is ‘top priority’

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Universal design: how financial firms can make their systems work for everyone

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Unpicking the Treasury Committee report: Access to cash and gambling blocks

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Treasury Select Committee backs our Stop the #DebtThreats campaign

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There is more to Parliament than what’s on TV

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Important steps towards stamping out bad bailiff behaviour

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Beyond a label: taking a broader view of mental health, debt and vulnerability

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How small changes can make a big difference

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The FCA has given government the green light to stop debt threat letters

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The role of essential services in preventing suicide

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Making the benefits system accessible to people with severe mental illness

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Event catch-up: launching ‘The benefits assault course’ report in Parliament

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Welcome steps on benefits reforms, but much more to be done to make the system accessible

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How to make the benefits system more accessible for people with mental health problems

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Unmissable: The link between debt, mental health problems and missing people

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The BMA agrees to #StopTheCharge

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Introducing: Adenike Adebiyi

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Event catch-up: launching our new work programme on data, AI and mental health

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#TimetoTalk: A little more conversation – and a lot more action, please

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Financial difficulties and suicide: taking a closer look at the numbers

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Our new work programme: Using financial data to support people with mental health problems

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Reflections on six months at Money and Mental Health

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Introducing: Brian Semple

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Money and Mental Health’s 2018 in numbers

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FCA high-cost credit review: moving towards a fairer system

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Launching our campaign to Stop the #DebtThreats in parliament

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A campaign victory: Barclays introduces spending controls for customers

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How local authorities can help break the link between problem debt and suicide

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Being your own boss: the upsides and challenges for people with mental health problems

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Why I’m alarmed by the alarmism around technology and our mental health

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Report launch: Too ill to work, too broke not to

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Budget 2018: Tough on problem debt, but not the causes of debt?

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Never just a number: the value of debt advice

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Progress in the bank towards tackling problem gambling

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What’s next after the five year forward view – thinking sideways

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Talking about my generation: We’re looking for more young people to share their stories with us

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Money and mental health in the US: Why systems matter

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The daily struggle of living without a basic appliance

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Anything but Brexit: What we’d like to see debated at party conference

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Tell Mind about your experiences of Universal Credit

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Share your experience of financial difficulty and suicide

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Why aren’t banks doing more for customers with mental health problems?

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The social housing green paper – a vision for change

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A transatlantic perspective on money and mental health problems

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A nudge in the right direction – Ofcom’s recent announcement

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Mental health, Blue Badges – and why we need a bigger cake

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Introducing our new Director – Helen Undy

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Counting the cost of government debt collections

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Practical recovery – a counsellor’s perspective

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Introducing: Liam Hill

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A collective campaign win: The Financial Conduct Authority & vulnerability

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Martin Lewis: The fight to divorce mental health and debt

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Setting the Standards – Minimum standards and best practice

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Film: John’s story

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Giving more power to vulnerable customers – Ofgem’s annual review

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Universal Credit: When problems outweigh the benefits

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Balancing autonomy and risk – extending personal health budgets to people using mental health services

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Why holistic care is vital – an insider’s view of psychiatry

Billy Boland, Consultant Psychiatrist; Deputy Medical Director, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS, Foundation Trust; Vice Chair [...]

What the Money and Mental Health internship has meant to me

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Our response to the FCA’s action on high-cost credit

Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Our response to the [...]

High-cost short-term credit: The significance of borrowing money online

Dr Rachel Gordon, Research Associate, Newcastle University, and Dr James Ash, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University [...]

Balancing the risks of data sharing

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The importance of holistic support

Colin Kinloch, Debt Advice Strategy & Innovation Manager at the Money Advice Service (MAS) The [...]

The hidden costs of stress and anxiety

Dan Holloway, Expert by experience and entrepreneur The hidden costs of stress and anxiety I [...]

Another campaign win – a bank that lets you block gambling

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: Promoting financial wellbeing at work

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Informal borrowing and mental health problems: our new research

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The Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstance – Energy UK’s new initiative

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A review of the 2014 Bailiff Reforms: the importance of experts

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A discussion on rent arrears and mental health

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Loan sharks – a personal story

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Recovery Space – you did it!

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Breathing Space in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales – everyone should benefit

Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy Recovery Space in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales [...]

Taking our Recovery Space campaign to Downing Street

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A policy win – shaping today’s consumer green paper

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Navigating the benefits system during a mental health crisis

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What we stand to lose if we stop sharing data

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Alex Lewis: The cost of my life

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Recovery space – aside from the campaign, what more can essential services do?

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Recovery Space – an update

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Recovery Space – Mind’s perspective

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Recovery Space – help us shape the law

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Ask your MP to add their support

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Recovery space – a Local Authority’s perspective

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Recovery space – a carer’s perspective

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Recovery space – a Psychiatrist’s perspective

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Recovery space – a social worker’s perspective

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The case for extending Breathing Space to people in mental health crisis

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The safeguard tariff – automatic discounts for vulnerable consumers

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After a mental health crisis – Mind’s review of mental health and housing

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Jane Tully, Director of External Affairs, Money Advice Trust. The growing problem of local authority [...]

Men from London, let’s make #TimeToTalk

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Introducing: Kate Langston

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What I learnt from volunteering with Citizens Advice

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How CAP helps people with mental health problems

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The growing demand for emergency charitable grants

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Not all resolutions have to wait until the new year

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Fair access to essential services for vulnerable consumers

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How Money and Mental Health’s research inspired Money Lockup

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The FCA’s proposed new definition of vulnerable consumers

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An insider’s view on our Money and Mental Health internship

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Carers Rights Day – why is matters

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What is the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund?

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Know the odds – gambling and mental health

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Fintech, mental health and data sharing

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What does FinCap week have to do with mental health?

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My experience of Mental Health First Aid

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Government action on financial inclusion and mental health

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Regulators and mental health: our joint breakfast roundtable

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The role of regulation for consumers with mental health problems

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Does the Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers go far enough?

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55 entrepreneurs, six months, one Zinc mission: women’s mental health

Rose Acton, Founder, Zinc Mission 1 & former Policy and Research Officer, Money and Mental [...]

Debt advice and mental health – our joint event with Citizens Advice

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Providing debt advice in mental health services

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Introducing: Rachel Braverman

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Keeping up the good work beyond World Mental Health Day

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The Shopper Stopper and me

Guest blogger: Janet Tuite, member of Money and Mental Health's Research Community and participant in [...]

The case for online retail controls – what we’ve learnt from the Shopper Stopper pilot

Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health The case for online retail controls - [...]

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A finance industry that works for older people can help us all

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Universal design – designing fintech tools with everyone in mind

In the run up to the Money and Mental Health techsprint follow-up event with the Financial Conduct [...]

Travel insurance and mental health: a turbulent journey

Merlyn Holkar, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Travel insurance and mental health: a turbulent [...]

In the clear: using financial technology to see your money more clearly

In the run up to the Money and Mental Health techsprint follow-up event with the Financial Conduct [...]

Customer data: sharing is caring?

Guest blogger: Jamie Evans, Research Associate at the Personal Finance Research Centre, University of Bristol [...]

Helping those at risk: financial difficulty and suicide prevention

Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health *TRIGGER WARNING* This blog contains information about [...]

Credit scores – a lasting reminder of poor mental health

Nikki Bond, Intern, Money and Mental Health Credit scores - a lasting reminder of poor [...]

Making prevention a priority in mental health

Helen Undy, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Making prevention a priority in [...]

Using design to change our spending behaviour

Sam Roots, Experience & Interaction Designer, Royal College of Art & Imperial College London Using [...]

Hearing what goes unheard

Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Hearing what goes unheard In the year [...]

Personal recovery, personal budget

Tasneem Clarke, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Personal recovery, personal budget: Why are personal [...]

Food banks, scarcity and mental health

Guest blogger: Charlotte Killeya, volunteer and trustee at Parson Cross Initiative Projects  Food banks, scarcity [...]

Holistic support for people experiencing mental health problems

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Capping the human cost of high-cost credit

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Escaping the subscription trap

Guest blogger: Nikhil Shah, CEO, SmartBill Escaping the subscription trap In 2011, I was lucky [...]

Introducing: Nikki Bond

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Fintech for good – launch event

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Getting the ball rolling – away with the charge

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Fintech for mental health – the next big thing, or just buzzword bingo?

Katie Evans, Head of Policy and Research, Money and Mental Health Fintech for mental health [...]

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Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Working well? The publication [...]

Mind the gap – accessibility support for physical and mental health

Helen Undy, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Mind the gap - accessibility [...]

Online loans: using data to see difficulty

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Funding health, not just the health service – the British Social Attitudes survey

Merlyn Holkar, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Funding health, not just the health serviceHeadlines from [...]

Plastic fantastic – introducing carers’ cards

Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Plastic fantastic - introducing carers' cardsSharing is caring? [...]

Government priorities: Brexit, Brexit and… money and mental health?

Helen Undy, Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Government priorities: Brexit, Brexit and… [...]

Introducing: Simon Crine

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From pillar to post: why signposting is not enough

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What a difference a year makes

Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health What a difference a year makes There are [...]

Artificial empathy – the next step in mental health tech?

Martin Vowles, CEO, Plexus Artificial empathy - the next step in mental health tech? For [...]

Leave your troubles at the door

Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health Leave your troubles at the door “[I was] [...]

Buy now, pay later: the problems with credit offered by retailers

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Bipolar disorder and financial difficulties: Some preliminary findings

Dr Tom Richardson, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Solent NHS Trust and Visiting Academic, University of Southampton Bipolar [...]

Mental health awareness week…again?

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One phone call that saved a life

Kate Briscoe, Chief Executive Officer & Co Founder of LegalBeagles.info One phone call that saved [...]

Would capping energy prices help people with mental health problems to get a better deal?

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Is Facebook tipping-off advertisers about your mental health?

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Mental health and the benefits assault course

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Back to Basics: how people with mental health problems are getting into debt just to pay for life’s essentials

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Mission totally-possible

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Fear and foul play

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Circling the drain – why stronger action on credit cards is needed

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Subscription retail: boxed in

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Unaccounted for

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My secondment to Money and Mental Health

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A (Tech)Sprint start

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Behavioural economics for the 1 in 4

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Stick or switch?

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It’s time to cap the cost of credit

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Why we’re backing “breathing space”

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Making regulation work for real consumers

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Making mental health a strategic priority

Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health Making mental health a strategic priority The Single [...]

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#Stopthecharge – You did it.

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The shopper stopper

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Jen’s story My money and mental health experience – ADHD and debt       […]

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Guest authors: Sam Thomas, Policy Manager at Making Every Adult Matter and Ruth Wallbank, Systems [...]

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Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Financial capability week Why [...]

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My experience of talking therapies and debt

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Payments and the precariat

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Ending financial exclusion

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Poverty and mental health

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Financial distress and mental health

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Open banking and mental health

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What the FCA credit card market study means for mental health

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Guest Blogger: Dan Holloway Crisis spending “The next one, that will be the perfect shaped [...]

What the money in our pockets tells us about mental health in British society, past and present.

Chris Fitch , Research Fellow, Personal Finance Research Centre What the money in our pockets [...]

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Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Join our research panel A quarter of [...]

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