Children’s Commissioner for England calls for changes to gambling laws including a crackdown on...

A report out today calls for tighter rules to protect kids who game online after revealing how children can spend hundreds of pounds on...

Have Britain’s former industrial regions suffered a DNA brain drain

Regions  like former coal-mining and manufacturing areas have suffered a brain drain and become poorer as a result. Now research shows that this inequality can...

Back to the future for our High Streets

Services such as cafés, markets, and tattoo parlours have thrived even as major retailers struggle amid concerns for the future of the UK high...

Hidden unemployment could be adding up to 2 million extra people onto the dole...

Hidden unemployment' in the North is reaching "breaking point" after yet another report revealed the gap with the South is worsening. A report from Centre...

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce issues its first Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has launched its first ever ‘Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement’, to coincide with the UK’s Anti-Slavery Day. Working...

Greater Manchester Campaigners say: Act now to end UK hunger

Campaigners from Greater Manchester are calling on the Government and all parties to act now to end UK hunger. Greater Manchester Poverty Action invited activists...

Mayors govern majority of England’s most deprived places

IPPR North has called on political parties to commit to passing “real, meaningful” powers to England’s Mayors. This call comes as a paper published today...

Yes the Good Old Days were really better

Was there such a thing as ‘the good old days’ when people were happier? It appears the answer is yes.We were at our happiest in...

Survey reveals almost half of all working mums do not feel supported by their...

Almost half the nation’s working mums don’t feel their emotional or physical needs are being catered for by their employers, a study revealed. The worrying...

Companies in Britain should be forced to share rising profits with their workers through...

Company directors should be put under a new legal duty to turn rising profits into increased wages and training for staff, a think-tank says...