Labour announces new plan to support older people with care needs and those living...

The Labour Party has announced new plans for a major increase in the number of home care packages for older people and people living...

School bullying increases chances of mental health issues and unemployment in later life

Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life. New researchers led by Lancaster...

Shocking Manchester report finds racism is still a huge problem in UK’s workplaces

A shocking report has found that the majority of ethnic minority workers have experienced racial harassment at work in the last five years, and...

People turning to consumerism to confront problems, grief and feelings

People are increasingly turning to commercial settings as outlets for their emotions, confronting problems, grief and feelings. It is well understood that consumers seek out...

No Fault divorce is a much needed reform says Manchester lawyer

The Ministry of Justice has announced today that current UK divorce law is to be reformed in a bid to help reduce family conflict...

Salford Foster carers get 40% pay rise

Salford’s foster carers are to get a 40% pay rise in their skills payment to acknowledge their commitment to the children and young people...

UK home to the third highest childcare costs in Europe

The latest research by Cuckooz Nest, a flexible workspace with integrated creche facilities, has looked at the high cost of childcare in the UK...

Child poverty in working families on the rise

The number of poor children in working families up from 67% to 70% while 53% of poor children are aged under 5,that’s means more...

Tricks of the trade – how slick websites and apps make borrowing easy

Payday loan companies design their websites and apps specifically to stop users dropping out of the application process, research led by Newcastle...

Ban for bookie troublemakers under new town centre Betwatch scheme

A new Manchester scheme means that troublemakers at betting shops could soon face bans from city centre bookies as a new...