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The Tackling Stalking and Harassment Conference 2024

The Tackling Stalking and Harassment Conference 2024

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The National Degree Apprenticeships Conference 2024

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The Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference 2024

The Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference 2024

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The Public Rights of Way Conference 2024: Improving and Maintaining Public Paths

The Public Rights of Way Conference 2024: Improving and Maintaining Public Paths

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The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Conference 2024

The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Conference 2024

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The Financial Inclusion Conference 2024

The Financial Inclusion Conference 2024

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Universal Basic Services and Cash Payments: lessons from the Leeds City Council and Trussell Trust cash-first pilot

Universal Basic Services is the idea of a form of social security in which a community receive free access to public services. In this article Rajiv Prabhakar, Senior Lecturer in Personal Finance at the Open University, discusses the Leeds Council cash first pilot and the way provides evidence about the ways cash and services can combine to help those in need access basic services  

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Supporting Disadvantaged Families: Local Approaches to Addressing Financial Inclusion

Leeds City Council has been working to promote financial inclusion in the city, addressing poverty and poor life outcomes. We heard from Jo Rowlands, Financial Inclusion Manager at Leeds City Council. They discussed the importance of a strategic, holistic approach to confronting financial exclusion.

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Leeds City Council: Local Approaches to Addressing Financial Inclusion

In 2004, Leeds’ economy was booming and showing promising signs of becoming a northern powerhouse. However, there was a significant minority who were not enjoying the economic uplift. In this case study we’ll look at Leeds City Council’s approach to financial inclusion.

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