‘No really, I love it!’ Millennials the people most likely to be disappointed...

Millennials are the most likely generation to have received a gift they didn’t like at Christmas, according to new research from Which?. Which? asked nearly...

Knife crime rises to record levels

There were six per cent more knife crime offences in England and Wales in 2018 than in 2017, figures from the ONS show. The total number of...

Chancellor claims to have ended austerity as opposition call it a compendium of platitudes

The Chancellor Sajid Javid has said the “uncertainty” over Brexit cannot “distract” the Government from delivering on the “people’s priorities” as he set out...

Universal Credit has helped take benefit payments to their lowest since 1948, finds IPPR

A new IPPR report finds that social security payments have reached their lowest level since 1945 compared to average earnings, after years in which...

Clampdown on pension scammers announced

Private pensions cold calling, including emails and text messages, is to be banned under plans announced by the government this morning. The measures, say the...

Low-income voters ‘politically homeless’ as worries take their toll

Analysis for the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) shows those struggling on low incomes are most worried about money and debt, their health and housing. The...

Child sex offence recorded on average every 8 minutes in UK

The number of child sex offences recorded in the UK has risen by 15% according to new figures the charity NSPCC have obtained from...

Barnardo’s reveals increase in children being forced into crime

Barnardo’s, the leading children’s charity, is seeing increasing numbers of cases of children at risk of multiple dangers, including sexual and criminal exploitation. Nearly 60...

Sorry we are closed-A nation of shopkeepers no longer

Retail’s shrinking share of the UK workforce – which dates back to 2003 and is equivalent to 320,000 missing employee jobs –...

Co-op calls for action to tackle attacks against shop workers

The Manchester based Co-op today has called for stronger protection for shop workers in the face of rising attacks. Figures reported by The British Retail...