One in five to need support from benefits system amid Coronavirus employment crisis

One fifth  of UK adults say they have applied or expect to apply for benefits as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This rises...

Study shows divide in top jobs given to women

A new study out today charts the extent of male domination of positions of power - with women still missing in significant numbers from...
Using the internet frequently during the height of the pandemic has been linked to poorer mental health for young and middle-aged men

Internet use during pandemic linked to increased mental health risks for young and middle-aged...

Using the internet frequently during the height of the pandemic has been linked to poorer mental health for young and middle-aged men - but...

Disadvantages 3 and 4 year olds areas locked out of early years opportunities

Most disadvantaged three- and four-year-olds are ‘locked out’ of crucial early years education, which will compound inequalities exacerbated by the pandemic and impact on...

Older people’s stay healthy lockdown guide published

A guide to help older people stay healthy at home during the COVID-19 lockdown has been published by academics at The University of Manchester. ...

COVID-19 risks triggering long term unemployment crisis for older workers

New research released today has warned of the risk of a surge in long term unemployment among the over 50s, with experts calling for...

North West’s disastrous 8,000 people social care blackhole revealed

Social care in the North West has a 'disastrous' staffing ‘black hole’ with more than 8,000 vacant posts, new figures released by GMB, the...

16-24 year olds are the loneliest age group according to new BBC survey

A nationwide survey led by The University of Manchester and BBC Radio 4 has found that 16-24 year olds experience loneliness more often and...

Gender recognition process urgently in need of reform, say MPs

Despite taking two years to do so, the Government has failed to adequately respond to its own consultation on reforming the Gender Recognition Act...

Short-term funding and the lack of a long-term vision has hampered planning, innovation and...

Short-term funding and the lack of a long-term vision has hampered planning, innovation and investment in adult social care. The current accountability and oversight...