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Happy Valentine’s Day from The Future Melting Pot to everyone who’s reading this. Have you ever felt like even though you’re looking for love, love keeps running away from you? Well, this story which I...[Read More]
We have been very fortunate to have had a very talented intern with us on a work placement over the past few weeks. We asked him a few questions about his time working with us....[Read More]
Frank Bailey was born in Guyana, and, like many other Caribbeans of his generation, came to the UK in the 1950s. Black History Month is rightly seen as a time to celebrate the contributions of...[Read More]
Last month, The Future Melting Pot attended a Corporate Social Responsibility summit held at Aston University (for a full report of what happened at the event please click here). The summit was focused on the...[Read More]
It is now over a week since the release of this year’s GCSE results, and over two weeks since the country’s A Level students received their own grades earlier this month. These two Thursdays in...[Read More]
On the 13th August, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government James Brokenshire unveiled his department’s Rough Sleeping Strategy, reiterating the government’s commitment to halve rough sleeping by 2022 and to end...[Read More]
In March of this year (2018), the Birmingham Mail published an interview with Tracey Patterson of Birmingham’s Homeless Support Team (BHST). Tracey observed that 2018 has been ‘the worse year yet’ in terms of rough...[Read More]
We were lucky to work with Aston MSc student Elena (Keyin) Chen. She designed and produced a Regression Analysis on Road Traffic Collisions in the Hodge Hill Constituency based off of data from the Police and Local...[Read More]
This April, we were lucky to host two MSc from Aston University. During this time they produced two reports for The Future Melting pot regarding different projects we are undertaking.
The first of which was a...[Read More]
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Today marks the beginning of the new responsibilities placed on councils through the Homelessness Reduction Act. This act will make Local Authorities legally duty-bound to provide everyone who is already or at risk of being...[Read More]