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25
Oct

Nearly half of Brits support a Government bond for net zero as we “build back better”

By Good Money Week
51% of Brits think the Government should prioritise lowering carbon emissions when “building back better” from coronavirus even if ‘building’ takes longer. 49% of Brits support a low risk Government bond made available to the public and used to build net zero emission housing, roads and transport. 74% of those asked say David Attenborough represents the values and ethics they’d like to see more of in Britain if or when it builds back better.
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24
Oct

Two fifths of Brits were not financially prepared for the pandemic

By Good Money Week
Nearly 4 in 10 (37 per cent) of Brits say they weren’t financially prepared for the Coronavirus pandemic. Nearly a quarter (23 per cent) needed to turn to alternative methods for financial support, and a fifth of those needed to borrow between £5,000 and £30,000. A third admit that the pandemic has made them think about their finances more seriously, with 37 per cent now likely to revamp their finances. But over half (51 per cent) managed to save money.
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23
Oct

Top 10 ways to do “good” with your money this Good Money Week

  It’s Good Money Week this week (24th – 30th October 2020), which is the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of green and ethical finance. To mark the week, which this year is focused on helping people make ethical and green choices as they revamp their finances following the economic fall out of the pandemic, we’ve rounded up some easy ways you can do “good” with your money that you may not have considered – from making sure your pension is invested ethically, getting paid to switch to a green energy provider, to taking part in Black Pound Day.
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08
Oct

WOMEN LOSING OUT ON PAY RISES BECAUSE THEY “FEEL AWKWARD”

  WOMEN URGED TO HAVE THE “AWKWARD” CONVERSATIONS AT WORK FOR THEIR OWN – AND SOCIETY’S – BENEFIT, AS PART OF NEW GOOD MONEY WEEK CAMPAIGN New research by Good Money Week (5 – 11 October 2019), the campaign to raise awareness of ethical and sustainable finance, suggests that one of the reasons women may be losing out on money in the workplace is because they are less inclined than their male counterparts to have conversations in the workplace that are often deemed to be difficult.
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07
Oct

REVEALED: THE WEIRD TOPICS BRITS ARE DISCUSSING WITH THEIR BOSSES, BUT SHOULDN’T

  WHY ARE BRITS MORE LIKELY TO DISCUSS LOVE ISLAND, DONALD TRUMP AND BREXIT WITH THEIR BOSS THAN IMPORTANT MATTERS? NEW CAMPAIGN BY GOOD MONEY WEEK – “MENTION THE PENSION” URGES THE UK’S WORKFORCE TO TACKLE THE MORE MEANINGFUL ISSUES New research commissioned for Good Money Week (5-11 October 2019), the campaign to raise awareness of ethical and sustainable finance, has found that Brits are more likely to discuss Donald Trump with their boss (10%), than asking about maternity/paternity leave (6.4%), or the company’s gender pay gap (6.8%).
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05
Oct

SEVEN WAYS TO DO “GOOD” WITH YOUR MONEY THIS GOOD MONEY WEEK

  It’s Good Money Week this week (5-11 October 2019), which is the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance. In recent years, there has been an increase in sustainable and ethical options when it comes to our finances, so now more than ever, the potential for making a positive impact on the environment and society through our pay packets is huge.
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05
Oct

HALF OF BRITS DON’T KNOW THAT THEIR PENSION COULD BE WORSENING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

  FROM VEGANS UNKNOWINGLY INVESTING IN THE MEAT INDUSTRY, PLASTIC-FREE CAMPAIGNERS INVESTING IN PLASTICS: BRITS ARE URGED TO QUESTION WHERE THEIR PENSION IS BEING INVESTED IN NEW GOOD MONEY WEEK CAMPAIGN New research by Good Money Week (5-11 October 2019), the campaign to raise awareness of ethical finance, has found that over half of Brits (53%) do not know where their pension is being invested, and a similar amount (52%) don’t know that where their pension is invested can have an impact on the climate emergency.
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29
Sep

REVEALED: MONEY “MORE AWKWARD” FOR UK WOMEN TO DISCUSS WITH PEERS THAN PERIODS

New research finds that while periods, mental health and sexual orientation, formerly considered ‘taboo topics’, are now openly discussed by British women, personal finance an “awkward topic” for women to talk about with their peers. The research, conducted for Good Money Week, has found that nearly a quarter of women in the UK (23%) find discussing personal finance with their peers awkward, compared with the likes of mental health (12%) and sexual orientation (10%).
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29
Sep

REVEALED: J.K. ROWLING TOPS LIST OF UK’S FEMALE FINANCIAL ROLE MODELS

New research finds that multi-millionaire Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, well known for her philanthropy, has topped a list of ‘financial female role models in the public eye’ But while Rowling topped the list, nearly half of Brits (45%) admitted they couldn’t think of a single good female financial role model in the public eye
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29
Sep

Finance industry urged to appeal to more female investors this Good Money Week

Research conducted by Good Money Week has found that 58% of women don’t think financial institutions understand them and their needs In fact, over a third of UK adults (35%) believe the financial industry tends to target men over women As a result, financial institutions are being urged to appeal to more women as part of an initiative by Good Money Week, 29th September – 5th October 2018
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