PUBLICATIONS Reports that make an impact

Through the lens: Gender, money and mental health

Through the lens: Gender, money and mental health 21 September 2022 In the first of [...]

A fit-for-purpose managed migration process: safeguarding claimants with mental health problems in the move to Universal Credit

Nikki Bond, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute A fit-for-purpose managed migration [...]

No One Left Behind

Exploring the economic gap between people with and without a mental health problem and how this disparity varies across the UK.

A tale of two crises: the cost of living and mental health

Revealing the devastating impact of the cost of living crisis on people with mental health problems.

Annual Impact Report 2021

Our Annual Impact Report highlights the achievements we’ve had in the past year and outlines the work ahead.

Not a Secondary Issue

Examining the extent to which people in secondary mental health care face financial difficulty.

Time to Act

Exploring the legal duties that essential services firms have to people with mental health problems under the Equality Act.

Raising the stakes: Overcoming barriers to tackling gambling-related harm

Setting out how financial services firms can overcome barriers to tackling gambling-related harm.

Recommissioning debt advice services: meeting the needs of people with mental health problems

Making the case for the Money and Pensions Service to protect face-to-face debt advice.

The state we’re in: Money and mental health in a time of crisis

A state-of-the-nation snapshot of the financial and mental wellbeing of people across the UK during the pandemic.

Lifting the tax burden: Supporting people with mental health problems with council tax

Highlighting the support people with mental health problems need to pay council tax.

Safety first: Why the Online Safety Bill should tackle scam adverts

Setting out why the Online Safety Bill must tackle online scam ads.

Annual Impact Report 2020/2021

Celebrating our impact in 2020/2021.

Set Up To Fail

How the DWP can make it easier for people to get help with Universal Credit.

Safety Net

Breaking the link between online financial harms and mental health problems.

Closing the gap

How government and employers can close the mental health income gap

Caught in the web

Exploring the link between experience of mental health problems and online scams.

Convenience at a cost

How online retailers are putting people with mental health problems at risk of financial harm

Mind the Income gap

Exploring the long term factors which have lead to the mental health income gap.

Annual Review 2019/20

Our Annual Review sets out our research and policy achievements of 2019/20

Help Along the Way

Exploring the challenges that people with mental health problems face when accessing free debt advice.

A Safer Bet

Exploring the link between online gambling and mental health

Income in Crisis

Exploring the link between income and mental health during Covid-19

Money and mental health at a time of crisis

How the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the finances of people with mental health problems

Information is power

Preventing financial difficulties associated with mental health problems

Failing to connect: mental health problems and telecoms

Exploring the challenges people with mental health problems face in the telecomms market

The money and mental health manifesto 2019

Five ways to boost mental and financial wellbeing across the UK

Data protecting

Using financial data to support customers

Annual Review 2018/19

Our Annual Review sets out our research and policy achievements of 2018/19

A little help from my friends

Tools to support financial decision-making for people with mental health problems

Debt and mental health

Analysing the latest data on the links between debt and mental health problems.

The benefits assault course

Improving access to the benefits system for people with mental health problems

Breathing Space

Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy, and Merlyn Holkar, Research Officer, Money and Mental [...]

Access to cash

Exploring people with mental health problem’s attitudes to cash.

A silent killer

Breaking the link between financial difficulty and suicide
Merlyn Holkar and Nikki Bond

Returns policies

How retailers can make the returns process more accessible

Vulnerability: the experience of debt advisers

Supporting debt advice clients in vulnerable situations

Too ill to work, too broke not to

The cost of sickness absence for people with mental health problems

Travel insurance

Exploring people with mental health problems access to travel insurance.

Access essentials

Giving people with mental health problems equal access to vital services.

Annual Review 2017/18

Highlighting our achievements in 2017/2018.

Fear and foul play – Bailiff reform

Making the case for bailiff reform.

Informal borrowing and mental health problems

Exploring people with mental health problems’ experience of informal borrowing.

Where the heart is

Exploring people with mental health problems’ experience of social housing and rent arrears.

Recovery space

How to protect people in mental health crisis from financial harm

Levelling the playing field

How regulators can support consumers with mental health problems.

Gambling

Exploring the links between mental health problems and gambling.

Whose job is it anyway?

Tasneem Clarke, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health Whose job is it anyway? Financial difficulties [...]

The Shopper Stopper

Nic Murray, Research Officer, Money and Mental Health The Shopper Stopper - an evaluation5 October [...]

Fintech for good

How financial technology can support people with mental health problems.

2016/17 Annual review

2016/17 Annual review 14 June 2017 This annual report sets out the research and policy [...]

Overstretched, overdrawn, underserved

Katie Evans, Head of Research & Policy, Merlyn Holkar, Research Assistant, Nic Murray, Research Officer [...]

Point of sale credit

Katie Evans, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Buy now, pay later: […]

The money and mental health manifesto

The money and mental health manifesto27 April 2017 This election is an opportunity to build [...]

Subscription retail: an expensive trap

Polly Mackenzie, Director & Katie Evans, Head of Policy and Research, Money and Mental Health […]

Running out of energy

Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health Running out of energy 27 February 2017 Research […]

Seeing through the fog

Merlyn Holkar, Author Seeing through the fog: how mental health problems affect financial capability 24 [...]

Responsible retail

Katie Evans, Head of research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Responsible retail 4 January […]

The other one in four

Tasneem Clarke, Author, Rose Acton, Author, Merlyn Holkar, Author The other one in four 2 [...]

Strength in numbers

Nic Murray, Author Strength in Numbers 29 November 2016   Managing money in a period [...]

Busting the banks open

Katie Evans, Author Busting the banks open 8 November 2016   The Open Banking Standard […]

Night-time shopping

Polly Mackenzie, Author, Katie Evans, Author Night-time shopping 27 October 2016   This report shines […]

The missing link

Rose Acton, Author The Missing Link 2 November 2016   IAPT recovery rates are improving, [...]

In control

Nic Murray, Author, Merlyn Holkar, Author, Polly Mackenzie, Author In Control 3 July 2016 93% of [...]

Money on your mind

Merlyn Holkar, Author, Polly Mackenzie, Author Money on your mind 13 June 2016   Understanding [...]

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