UK charity deals with record number of reports of online child sexual abuse material

Internet Watch Foundation CEO says a heavy dose of reality is needed over the amount of child sexual abuse content on our open internet...

Rapid changes to cash landscape risk leaving millions of people behind

Despite the increased popularity of digital and card payments – which have proven vulnerable to IT failures – having access to cash...

International Women’s Day 2019

March is Women’s History Month and along with it brings International Women’s Day this Friday 8th March. How are you celebrating this...

Rough sleeping is just the tip of the homelessness iceberg says report

A comprehensive housing and homelessness strategy is desperately needed to address the underlying causes of homelessness and give councils the powers and resources they...

Generation non mobile-High Rents in our cities are forcing Millennials to stay at home

Higher rents are reducing the financial gains from moving to better paying parts of the country, and mean that young people are less mobile...

Mental health claimants more than twice as likely to lose their benefits

People who are mentally ill are 2.4 times more likely than claimants with non-psychiatric conditions to lose their existing benefit following a...

Singing away the blues

Choir master Dan McDwyer and arts organisation TripleC are leading a call – backed by the city’s health and social care chiefs – to...

Clare’s law to be rolled out nationally as part of government’s Domestic Abuse Bill

New plans announced by the government today will top people accused of domestic abuse being able to cross examine family members 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...

New poverty monitor highlights stark inequalities across Greater Manchester

A new research tool developed by Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) has highlighted the huge disparities in living standards across the city region. It finds...