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'Just about managing' families need more help to save, says academic think-tank

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Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, according to the latest report from CHASM.
Date:
Thursday 12th January 2017

'Just about managing' families need more help to save, says academic think-tank

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Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, researchers say.
Date:
Thursday 12th January 2017

CHASM latest Briefing Paper

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Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM, 'An alternative to payday: Are credit unions the answer?'
Date:
Monday 9th January 2017

LifeSavers

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LifeSavers is a joint initiative by the Church of England and Young Enterprise. It seeks to establish schools savings clubs in primary schools across the UK in conjunction with a financial education curriculum.
Date:
Tuesday 29th November 2016

CHASM Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report, 2016

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´╗┐CHASM have published the latest annual monitoring report commissioned by the Friends Provident Foundation, to measure changing levels of financial inclusion in Britain from 2013-2017.
Date:
Monday 12th September 2016
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Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

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This open public event chaired by Lynn Jamieson, the President of the British Sociological Association on the eve of their annual conference, which is taking place in Birmingham. All with an interest in Birmingham are welcome and invited to participate in discussion, from those who have never heard of sociology to long-term sociologists.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Network lunch and ideas forum - limited spaces left!

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Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum - only 6 weeks to go - limited spaces left!
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, 2015

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All are welcome at the forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, which will be held in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15 - 5.45 pm).
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing Association Roundtable event

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Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
Thursday 12th February 2015

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

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The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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