Child Poverty is becoming the new norm in Greater Manchester

Child poverty is becoming the ‘new normal’ in parts of Britain as fastest rises in poverty hit the poorest areas. It is  highest in big...

Call for Northern leaders to join forces for a “Living Wage North”

The Think Tank IPPR North has called on Metro Mayors, councils and leaders across the North to join forces to create a “Living Wage...

Scarred for a decade

The ‘crisis cohort’ who entered the world of work in the midst of the financial crisis continued to face higher unemployment, lower pay and...

Fewer people are giving to charity following recent scandals

The number of people in the UK regularly giving to charity has declined for the third year in a row, according to the largest...

Digital graveyards: are the dead taking over Facebook?

New analysis by academics from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) predicts the dead may outnumber the living on Facebook within fifty years, a trend...

Social mobility has stagnated over the last four years

The Social Mobility Commission’s sixth annual State of the National report, published today, says ‘social mobility has stagnated over the last four years at...

Victims of anti-social behaviour are being let down by police, local councils and housing...

The report out today by The Commissioner for England and Wales Helen Newlove says that people persistently targeted by perpetrators are left to suffer...

Greater Manchester Complex Safeguarding Conference Held at Museum of Science and Industry

Greater Manchester will today (Tuesday 30 April) host a national Complex Safeguarding Conference at the Museum of Science and Industry. During the conference Greater Manchester...

Labour announces new plan to support older people with care needs and those living...

The Labour Party has announced new plans for a major increase in the number of home care packages for older people and people living...

School bullying increases chances of mental health issues and unemployment in later life

Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life. New researchers led by Lancaster...