Finance & Debt

Here are the six most recent articles that have appeared in our newsletter.  Please click on the heading to read the article in full.

FI Welfare at a distance article for GM Poverty Action

Welfare at a (social) distance

Welfare at a (Social) Distance: Accessing social security and employment support during the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath By Lisa Scullion, University of Salford; Daniel Edmiston, University of Leeds; and Kate Summers, London School of Economics. The Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford, working with the universities of Leeds,

FI Low income families during Covid 19 fro GM Poverty Action

Low income families support

Low income families need more support from the government By Graham Whitham At a time of great uncertainly for households up and down the country, GMPA has been supporting calls for the government to do more to protect families from poverty. This includes adding our support to calls from national charities, and through campaigns like

FI Financial: NW Hardship Hub article for GM Poverty Action

More financial support is needed for young adults struggling with debt

By Colin Gallagher, United Utilities Financial management is an ongoing challenge for most people, but worryingly, far too few under 25s are seeking advice when they fall into debt, a new survey has revealed. This is the feedback United Utilities heard from the money advice community across the region who attended its Affordability Summit at

FI Turn2us Living Without for GM Poverty Action

Living Without

Millions across the UK are living without household essentials a press release from Turn2us, a national charity helping people who are struggling financially. New research from national poverty charity Turn2us reveals over two million households are living without essential household appliances such as fridges, freezers, cookers and washing machines. The #LivingWithout campaign report outlines the

FI JDC Debt campaign for GM Poverty Action

Debt Trap

Ending the Great British Debt Trap by Stephen Pennells, Jubilee Debt Campaign, Manchester Last March I shared Jubilee Debt Campaign’s Great British Debt Trap campaign which tackles the continuing debt-poverty crises that unequally impact poor people with insecure incomes. As the campaign launched, Wonga went into administration and pay-day loans capping is now saving families

FI Financial: NW Hardship Hub article for GM Poverty Action

North West Hardship Hub

New service puts debt support at your fingertips introducing the North West Hardship Hub Debt advisors across the North West are being encouraged to register for a new online resource putting hundreds of support schemes at their fingertips. ‘The North West Hardship Hub’ brings together financial assistance schemes from across the public and private sector

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