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Addressing Financial and Digital Literacy Challenges for Inclusive Finance: insights from Microfinance Institutions and FinTech Organisations (2024)
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Koefer, F., Bokkens, A., Preziuso, M., & Ehrenhard, M. Addressing Financial and Digital Literacy Challenges for Inclusive Finance: insights from Microfinance Institutions and FinTech Organisations

This paper investigates strategies of European microfinance institutions (MFIs) and inclusive FinTech organisations to address financial and digital illiteracy among vulnerable customers. It reveals that both MFIs and FinTech organisations focus on p... Read More about Addressing Financial and Digital Literacy Challenges for Inclusive Finance: insights from Microfinance Institutions and FinTech Organisations.

Writing pre-adoption medical (PAMs) and initial health assessment (IHA) reports for "Our Children" [Looked After Children]: guidance and top tips (2023)
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Rowland, A., Reynolds, A., Sherwood, N., & Dasgupta, S. Writing pre-adoption medical (PAMs) and initial health assessment (IHA) reports for "Our Children" [Looked After Children]: guidance and top tips

Children seen for pre-adoption medicals (PAMs) or Initial Health Assessments (IHAs) often have experiences in common. There may be features in the child’s family history, intrauterine environment and experiences following birth which can have signifi... Read More about Writing pre-adoption medical (PAMs) and initial health assessment (IHA) reports for "Our Children" [Looked After Children]: guidance and top tips.

Joint Parliamentary Briefing: The Illegal Migration Bill and its impact on children (2023)
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Petruczenko, K., Warwick, B., Fussey, E., Rowland, A., Council, R., Association, B. M., …of Paediatrics and Child Health, R. C. (2023). Joint Parliamentary Briefing: The Illegal Migration Bill and its impact on children

The Secretary of State for the Home Department ("Home Secretary") introduced the Illegal Migration Bill on 7th March 2023. The Bill moved to the House of Lords, and its Second Reading took place on Wednesday, 10th May 2023. The Bill will move to th... Read More about Joint Parliamentary Briefing: The Illegal Migration Bill and its impact on children.

Illegal Migration Bill House of Lords Second Reading Briefing (2023)
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Warwick, B., Fussey, E., Rowland, A., & of Paediatrics and Child Health, R. C. Illegal Migration Bill House of Lords Second Reading Briefing

Ahead of Second Reading of the Illegal Migration Bill on 9 May, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has prepared this briefing which focuses on new clauses added to the Bill at Report Stage in the Commons on age assessment of u... Read More about Illegal Migration Bill House of Lords Second Reading Briefing.

The mathematics of committees (2021)
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Fox, R. The mathematics of committees. Salford

What is the accuracy of a majority committee decision compared to individual accuracies? What is the effect of actions? What is the effect of requiring unanimity of near unanimity? What is the effect of faction formation? When should a committee foll... Read More about The mathematics of committees.

Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK (2020)
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Burchell, B., Wang, S., Kamerāde, D., Bessa, I., & Rubery, J. Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

The unprecedented shock to the UK economy inflicted by government measures to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) risked plunging millions of workers into unemployment as businesses were forced to close or scale back activity. To avoid that cliff edg... Read More about Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

Fat Tony goes to the movies : language and the professions, a guide to the roots of financial crises (2018)
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Brady, C. Fat Tony goes to the movies : language and the professions, a guide to the roots of financial crises. Salford, UK

This paper challenges the finance profession’s self-proclaimed expertise through an avowedly polemical examination of the most recent financial crisis. It argues that the financial industry projects itself as a profession and, as with all professions... Read More about Fat Tony goes to the movies : language and the professions, a guide to the roots of financial crises.