People in England’s poorest towns ‘lose over a decade of good health’, research finds

Populations in England’s poorest towns have on average 12 fewer years of good health than those in the country’s richest towns, according to new research from...

Manchester University experts want to know how lockdown is affecting your relationships

A team of experts is investigating how the coronavirus lockdown has impacted on people’s relationships and routines. Social researchers from The University of Manchester alongside...

Appetite for fast fashion goes out of style when people learn about impact of...

Cheap clothing has been criticised for its impact on the environment. Learning about and discussing how garments are made has a “significant impact” on...

Clear evidence Covid-19 is exacting greater toll on BAME communities

A report out today by Public Health England suggests that racism has contributed to risk of BAME communities dying from Covid-19 Thee report was not...

We aren’t beaten yet says Marcus Rashford

“We aren’t beaten yet, stand strong for the 200,000 children who haven’t had a meal to eat today and keep retweeting“ That was the message...

Ethnic minorities’ employment prospects lag behind white majority because of ‘persistent racism’

The employment prospects of some ethnic minorities have improved since the 1970s but still lag behind the white majority because of “persistent racism”, a...

Rashford’s appeal to the Government over food vouchers for deprived youngsters

Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford, has published an open letter to ministers asking them to keep food vouchers going for deprived children...

Young workers in North West are four times more likely to work in sectors...

New analysis published by the TUC shows that young workers (aged 25 and under) in the North West face the highest risk of unemployment due to...

Worries about catching Covid-19 stay low as lockdown eases

Despite the relaxation of lockdown measures enabling many people to return to more normal activities, worries about catching the virus show little sign of...

The poorest have been hit the hardest by Coronavirus

The poorest in England and Wales have been hit the hardest by coronavirus. People living in the most deprived parts died of Covid-19 at...