We need to talk about wealth inequality – not just now, but always
23 Mar 2023Ryan Miller undefinedInequality, Poverty, Social Policy, Economy
Distribution of wealth should a headline talking point of economic discourse, alongside GDP, employment levels and inflation.
Poverty has many faces
6 Mar 2023Ryan Miller undefinedPoverty, Social Policy, Sector Issues, Social Security, Mental Health
New research reaffirms an old oddity – Northern Ireland has the lowest rate of poverty of any UK region. However, that’s not the whole story.
Tough times can bring out the best in people
25 Jan 2023Ryan Miller undefinedMental Health, Health, Cost of Living, Poverty, Sector Issue, Social Policy, Funding
Two new pieces of research lay out two sides of the cost-of-living crisis: poor mental health, and communities rising to meet the problems we all face.
Poverty isn’t just for Christmas
18 Jan 2023Ryan Miller undefinedPoverty, Health, Mental Health, Loneliness, Older People
Distribution of the £600 home energy payment has begun. However, for some older people in Northern Ireland, huge challenges remain as they struggle both with the cost of living and the risk of loneliness.
Why your health really is your wealth
23 Jun 2022Nick Garbutt CommunicationsHealth, Poverty
Whenever we discuss how to improve health we invariably neglect the biggest factor of all in making us ill: poverty.