Children behind at school entry nearly three times as likely to be out of...

School readiness at age 4-5 could help predict unemployment and education drop-out at age 16-17, according to researchers. The study by Lancaster University and the...

UK asylum process damaging to health, report reveals

The UK’s asylum process is damaging to the health and wellbeing of people seeking sanctuary – according to a new study. The number of people seeking...

North West is a hot spot of high rates of depression linked to deprivation

A new research shows particular regions of England have suffered over a decade of increasing mental health inequalities. The study revealed that during these 12...

Efforts to boost social mobility must move away escapist “helicopter” policies, experts warn

Efforts to boost social mobility must move away from “helicopter” policies designed to encourage some chosen few children to “escape” their communities, a study...

Day Against Hate Crime: Data reveals LGBTQ+ Hate Crime has risen by 112% and...

In the last five years, hate crimes based on sexual orientation have increased by 112%, with crimes against trans individuals increasing by 11% in...

Additional £6m fund made available to support Manchester’s most vulnerable

Manchester Council is to spend an additional £6m to support some of the most vulnerable residents and families across Manchester. Since the onset of the...

Stigma is a glue that holds poverty, inequality and economic insecurity in place says...

Stigma is a glue that holds poverty, inequality and economic insecurity in place enabling and exacerbating inequalities of wealth, health and opportunity, says a...

Call for safeguards to prevent unwanted ‘hauntings’ by AI chatbots of dead loved ones

Artificial intelligence that allows users to hold text and voice conversations with lost loved ones runs the risk of causing psychological harm and even...

Low paid workers vulnerable to continued cost of living crisis as only 30% of...

More than 60% of senior business leaders believe British employers have a ‘substantial responsibility’ to help their employees with the cost of living but...

Part of Manchester to take part in £64m pilot to help long term sick...

A £64 million pilot in 15 areas of England including of Manchester will use physiotherapists and mental health counsellors to help the long-term sick...