Rising pay inequality amongst men is being driven by the hours they work

More men in lower paid roles are working fewer hours or part-time, while higher paid men are working more. These changes have led to...

UK sitting on Dementia Care cost timebomb

The cost of social care for people living with dementia will nearly treble by 2040, a report by the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre...

Manchester Charity In Touch partnership to support education for young women across Africa

In Touch Futures, the charity arm of Manchester-based elite business coaching and development network, In Touch, has partnered with a leading African science and...

Explosion in number of older children going into care over last five years is...

The profile and needs of children in care has changed over the last five years, driven by a growing share of older children and...

Irreparable harm caused to children whose mothers are in prison say MP’s

MP’s and Peers are proposing urgent reform to data collection, sentencing, support for children, and pregnancy and maternity for mothers in prison. When a judge...

Labour promises a 32 hour working week within a decade

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, today committed the party to reducing the average working week to 32 hours within a...

Thousands flock to first ever Festival of Manchester

The first ever Festival of Manchester had the crowds buzzing with laughter, excitement, and wonder during a day that saw more than 10,000 flock...

Four and a half million people are trapped in deep poverty in the UK

4.5 million people are more than 50% below the poverty line, and 7 million people are living in persistent poverty in the UK according...

Poorer areas worst hit by rapid move to fee-charging cashpoints and Manchester Central is...

Deprived areas are losing free cash machines at a much faster rate than affluent ones across the UK – forcing thousands of people in...

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...