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Closing the gap

Our final report for the Mental Health and Income commission revealed that average income for people with common mental health conditions is £8,400 lower than for the wider population.

The report sets out how government and employers can tackle the barriers to employment and discriminatory work pratcies that are causing the the mental health income gap. Read the report here.

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“Employers should encourage and lift up their employees; make them feel appreciated rather than a cog that needs to be replaced when broken.”

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Money and Mental Health’s submission to the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s inquiry into Disability Employment

Money and Mental Health outlines the steps employers and the DWP should take to address the mental health employment gap.

March 27, 2024
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Becca Stacey, Senior Research Officer, Money and Mental Health

March 20, 2024

Always on your mind

Preventing persistent money and mental health problems.

March 20, 2024
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How employers can support people with their money and mental health.

February 03, 2021
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Commission calls for systemic employment reforms, with 5m people with mental health problems fearful about post lockdown return to office

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Access to debt advice

The needs of people with serious mental health problems.

Always on your mind

Preventing persistent money and mental health problems.

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How debt collection practices contribute to psychological harm.

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