The Personal Finance Research Centre is an independent research centre that specialises in social research across all areas of personal finance, mainly from the consumer's perspective. Much of our work focuses on the following areas:
Our interdisciplinary team combines extensive empirical research skills with a detailed understanding of a range of social policy issues. Our work is influential in shaping public policy, and we provide technical and policy advice to government departments and others.
This guide is the first published report based on new research conducted by the University of Bristol. It provides new data, new insights and new recommendations for organisations working with indebted customers in vulnerable situations. Download the guide below.
This study provides a timely update to earlier research, that reflects markets and household behaviour as it exists today, and, for the first time, explores how many low-income households are actually affected by the poverty premium, and by how much.