Childhood in crisis: Almost two thirds of parents and grandparents say childhood getting worse...

A Landmark survey has revealed three generations of families across the UK fear childhoods are getting worse. The survey found that vast numbers of children...

Children as young as seven exploited by county lines gangs

Children as young as seven are being drawn into the dangerous world of ‘county lines’ drug dealing, a new report from The Children’s Society...

Study finds alarming evidence of severe mental health problems, substance dependence and alcohol misuse...

A new study has found alarming evidence of severe mental health problems, substance dependence and alcohol misuse amongst homeless population. Researchers analysed routinely collected datasets...

Nearly one in ten people now work in the gig economy

The number of people doing gig economy work has doubled in the last three years, according to new TUC-supported research published today. The survey –...

Government ‘giving up protecting vulnerable’ as North West pensioners starved of £430m Pension Credit...

The Government has been accused of 'giving up on protecting the vulnerable' after new figures show more than 170,000 North West pensioners are being...

Two child limit on tax credits and Universal Credit is taking a heavy toll...

The first detailed research on the impact of the two-child limit in tax credits and universal credit reveals the scale of suffering in families...

Britain’s top people are over five times more likely to have been to a...

Britain’s top people are over five times more likely to have been to a fee-paying school than the general population. Just 7 per cent...

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...

Big increases in in-work relative poverty rate are about much more than just low...

Between 1994 and 2017 there was an increase from 13% to 18% in the proportion of people in working households living in relative poverty...

British Red Cross celebrates contribution of refugees at Greater Manchester’s Refugee World Cup

The British Red Cross will celebrate Refugee Week 2019 at Greater Manchester’s Refugee World Cup tournament in Greater Manchester. It will take place from 10–5pm...