Essential supermarket workers face everyday suffering and managerial abuse – study

The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted how important essential supermarket workers are, but in reality, they are often amongst the most poorly paid and undervalued...

Covid-19 changes to NHS services may lead to worsening health inequalities

Disadvantaged and marginalised people face worsening health inequalities as a result of the difficult choices made by NHS hospitals in response to the Covid-19...

Child abuse could go unreported during lockdown despite increased risks

Over a quarter of adults are unsure where to seek help about suspected child abuse, despite worries about the heightened risks to young people...

United and kinder but not an equal society after Covid crisis

Most people think that we will be united and kind following our recovery from the coronavirus pandemic  but only one in five thought we...

Researchers to track impact of lockdown on alcohol, gambling and pornography use

Is the lockdown leading us to drink more alcohol or spend more time gambling online or watching pornography? Researchers today launch a survey aimed...

Emergency fund set up for Manchester’s unpaid carers

A fund of £200,000 is being made available to carers in Manchester who need additional support as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The efforts...

Some of the lowest paid workers are at the highest risk of dying from...

Figures released this morning by the Office of National Statistics suggest that some of the lowest paid workers in the country are at the...

Conflicting Government Guidance puts Nannies and Families in Danger

Seven weeks into lockdown, the Government released guidance for nannies, stating that paid childcare providers that work in a child’s home can go to...

Young men most likely to break lockdown rules, mental health study shows

More than half of young men aged 19-24 have breached the UK’s lockdown rules by meeting with a group of friends, according to a study showing...

Lenders have provided almost 700,000 payment holidays on credit cards and 470,000 on personal...

Lenders have provided almost 700,000 payment holidays on credit cards and 470,000 on personal loans for customers facing cash-flow problems due to the coronavirus,...