93% of employers in Greater Manchester ‘concerned’ about mental wellbeing of employees working from...

New data from real estate consultancy OBI has revealed that nearly 100% of business leaders surveyed across Manchester have expressed concerns around how their...

Cash system reaching a ‘tipping-point’ – it will collapse without legislation

A report out today is calling on the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to introduce legislation at the Budget to protect cash access for as long as...

Alcohol consumption fell overall in both Scotland and England during the first stages of...

A new report from the University of Sheffield has revealed the impact the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic has had on alcohol consumption...

Manchester to lead ambitious project to measure impact of coronavirus on ethnic minority people

A coalition of 10 universities in England and Scotland, led by The University of Manchester, has announced ambitious plans to research Covid-19’s social and...

Young people more worried about Brexit than Covid-19

Two fifths of adults aged 18-29 report being stressed about Brexit, more than the proportion who are worried about catching Covid-19 or becoming seriously...

Let the children play this summer to support their mental health

Children should be given opportunity to play with their friends, be physically active and spend time outdoors in order to support their mental health...

New research shows north-south divide in family law

Separated parents in England who depend on the family courts to resolve private disputes over child arrangements are likely to live in the country’s...

Disabled people make up six out of every ten Covid deaths

Disabled people made up six in 10 of all deaths involving Covid-19 in England up to November 2020 - with the risk of death...

Lockdown sees increased demand for male domestic abuse support

New research by our Department of Sociology shows that calls for help from male domestic abuse victims have rocketed during lockdown and, behind closed...

Activists have been silenced by governments during the pandemic, new report says

Human rights defenders continue to face arrest, experience attacks, threats and repression during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says. The research by the Centre for Applied...