Universal shift in culture” is required to rebuild trust amongst residents of high-rise buildings

The committee appointed by government to lead an Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety following the Grenfell fire last summer has found that...

Happiness and confidence of young people has fallen to their lowest levels

Young people’s happiness and confidence in their emotional health has dropped to the lowest levels ever recorded. The Report from the Prince’s Trust reveals that young...

Further measures are needed for Universal Credir to stop people getting stuck...

The reforms to Universal Credit (UC) announced in the 2018 Budget mean that an additional 200,000 families will be better off under the new...

Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities ‘comprehensively failed’ by policy makers

There has been a persistent failure by national and local policy makers to tackle long standing inequalities facing Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in...

Rules on using phones while driving should be tougher say MP’s

The Government should consider tougher restrictions on driving while using a mobile phone and stricter enforcement of the law to prevent the ‘entirely avoidable’...

Credit card firms pushing people into long term debt, warns Citizens Advice

Major new research by Citizens Advice finds that nearly 1 in 5 people struggling with debts has had their credit card limit raised without...

English workforce failings could sink post-Brexit economy, study warns

The country’s future national prosperity is imperilled because a toxic cocktail of threats – including Brexit, automation and a shrinking skills base – risks...

Worst Xmas in five years for the High Street

The British high street suffered its worst Christmas sales growth in five years as shoppers tighten their belts in the face of rising inflation. Sales...

Will we ever summit the Pension Mountain-The average person would need £260K says report

New research by mutual insurer Royal London has found that the pension pot needed to avoid an uncomfortable retirement – dubbed the ‘pension mountain’...

Unsecured household debt now stands at 15K per household says TUC

Household debt rose sharply over 2018, with unsecured debt (debt other than mortgages) reaching new highs according to figures published this morning. Analysis by the...