Households feel New Year debt hangover

An estimated 7.9 million people are expecting to fall behind with their finances this January as a result of Christmas costs, according to new...

Wood Street Mission launch Smartstart initiative

Children’s charity Wood Street Mission has launched a new partnership with school wear supplier David Luke to deliver its flagship SmartStart initiative which kits...

Proportion of low-paid employee jobs fall to lowest levels in over two decades

The latest figures on employment and the labour market have just been released by the Office for National Statistics. On an hourly earnings basis, the proportion...

Over 14 million people in the UK are living in poverty according to a...

The total number of people living in poverty in the UK is 14.2 million of which 4.5 million are children and 8.4 million are...

Nearly half of benefit claimants hit by the benefits freeze can’t afford essential bills

New data from Citizens Advice shows 49% of benefit claimants affected by the benefits freeze have struggled to meet essential costs such as rent,...

Channel 4 goes back to school to discuss the issue of unconscious racial bias...

Channel 4’s bold and engaging new series will explore a ground-breaking programme that tests for unconscious racial bias in an ordinary class of 11...

Tackling impact of racism is key to reducing mental health inequalities

To mark World Mental Health Day 2019, the findings of a national consultation involving researchers from The University of Manchester have been released, which...

Church of England teaching document calls for repentance over role of Christians in centuries...

Christian theology played a part in the stereotyping and persecution of Jewish people which ultimately led to the Holocaust, a new reflection on Christian-Jewish...

Nominate Manchester’s King and Queen Bees for this year’s Be Proud awards

Manchester residents are invited to nominate the community champions and unsung heroes who keep their communities buzzing for a Be Proud award. This year's categories include a...

Risks to victimised youth in alternative cultures exposed

Young people belonging to alternative subcultures, such as goths, emos or metal fans, are at a greater risk of self-harm and suicide than those...