Banning mass gatherings and closing bars and restaurants are the best way to stop...

Relaxing stay-at-home orders and allowing some types of non-essential businesses such as shops to reopen are the lowest risk measures to get the UK...

“Either I’m starving or I’m dying of coronavirus” – gig economy companies must do...

A new report has shone a light on the plight of some 50 million gig economy workers across the world since the onset of...

National bereavement support launched for those struggling with grief during lockdown

As today’s ONS figures show there are over 29,000 deaths involving Covid-19*, a new nationwide bereavement support service has been launched by Marie Curie,...

Report highlights extent of UK’s race inequality, with Covid19 likely to worsen problem

A major new study has found that systemic and persistent racial inequalities in employment, health, housing and education, continue to blight the lives of...

Half of people will find it harder to follow lockdown rules the longer it...

The research - from the University of York’s Law School - also found that a factor driving people to comply with the lockdown was a strong sense...

Getting the Country back to work-Incentives for home works and public works

People should be offered incentives to continue to work from home and furloughed or redundant workers should be asked to do valuable public investment...

Older people’s stay healthy lockdown guide published

A guide to help older people stay healthy at home during the COVID-19 lockdown has been published by academics at The University of Manchester. ...

Half of UK households believe they will struggle to meet their financial commitments over...

In the first three weeks after the UK government introduced the 'lockdown', an estimated 7 million households – a quarter of all households in...

BBC announces major mental health season in turbulent times

Mental Health Awareness Week this year falls in unprecedented times - the nation is coming to terms with isolation and uncertainty and the UK...

Charity joins forces with Manchester Met professor to shift vital support for Manchester’s families...

Greater-Manchester based charity Home-Start faced a challenge following the announcement of lockdown, with many vulnerable families depending on the face-to-face support its army of...