25,000 children in the UK are currently classed as problem gamblers says think tank

25,000 children in the UK are currently classed as problem gamblers, and some 2 million adults classed as at-risk of developing a problem according...

Could our coppers be saved?

A consultation launched by Philip Hammond at yesterday's Spring Statement suggested the the 1p and 2p coinscould be axed, sparking a public outcry. The Treasury...

One and a half million more children in poverty by 2022

Four months after releasing their interim report, the Equality and Human Rights Commission have released their final cumulative impact assessment, exposing how much individuals and...

Out with the pork pie and in with the Quiche

Quiche, raspberries and women’s active wear leggings are in while Edam cheese, pork pie and digital camcorders out according to the latest additions and...

Just about managing families will be the worst hit in Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Benefit changes coming into effect from 9 April are set to save around £2.5bn, the second biggest welfare saving in a single year since...

Gender pay gap means women work for free for more than two months of...

Analysis published by the TUC on International Women’s Day today (Thursday) finds that the average woman has to wait more than two months of...

Metrolink to start issuing monthly performance reports after Burnham intervention

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, has taken steps to ensure a report on Metrolink performance is published every month as part of...

Re-think on energy charging could reduce bills for 70% of households

Researchers have found that 70% of UK households would be better off if costs of government energy policy were removed from gas and electricity...

Baby boomers face a choice between higher capital taxes or lower take home pay...

In a major speech today , Resolution Foundation Executive Chair Lord David Willetts will warn that Britain faces tough choices about how to pay...

Living standards are set to start rising again but just about managing families face...

Family incomes are set to start slowly rising again next year but low and middle income households risk missing out with three years of...