Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) CHASM is a research centre based jointly in the School of Social Policy and Birmingham Business School. The aim of CHASM is to provide a focus for world-class research on financial security, financial inclusion, financial capability and wealth taxation. About CHASM Our mission is to carry out world-class research on wealth and financial security. Research Our research focuses on financial security, financial capabilities, financial inclusion and taxation Publications See the latest publications and articles generated by the CHASM staff group. Inter-generational Financial Giving and Inequality A new book by CHASM's Karen Rowlingson makes a major contribution to our understanding of 21st century families in Britain through an exploration of intergenerational relationships. Resources from recent events hosted by CHASM We produce event summaries and resources related to many CHASM events, including presentations and videos. You can view and download these resources here. Latest News Posted 21 September 2017 Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report The UK could face a new winter of discontent as households count the cost of nine years of lost growth, the authors of a major new study into financial inclusion have warned. Posted 16 September 2017 UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity? To mark Pension Awareness Day, guest blogger and Lecturer Social Policy Louise Overton offers her take on pension provision in the UK. View more news Forthcoming events 2017 Savings and Debt Summit 15Nov Barriers to tax compliance: the tax problems experienced by older people 6Dec CHASM Annual Conference 2018 26Jun View more events CHASM on twitter Tweets by @UoBCHASM Browser does not support script.