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Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point
Food banks

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest
Cost of living crisis

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest

A charity is taking the Home Office to court over a ‘dangerous’ women’s detention centre
Social Justice

A charity is taking the Home Office to court over a ‘dangerous’ women’s detention centre

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’

A food charity has shut down claims from a Tory MP that people in poverty can’t cook
Food banks

A food charity has shut down claims from a Tory MP that people in poverty can’t cook

Government told to act as Ukraine refugees at risk of human trafficking
Social Justice

Government told to act as Ukraine refugees at risk of human trafficking

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate
Living wage

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate

8 of the best budgeting bloggers and influencers
Money

8 of the best budgeting bloggers and influencers

Boris Johnson criticised for saying male refugees are ‘queue jumping’ ahead of women and children
Social Justice

Boris Johnson criticised for saying male refugees are ‘queue jumping’ ahead of women and children

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support
Cost of living crisis

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into ‘destitution’, charities warn
Welfare system

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into ‘destitution’, charities warn

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises
Cost of living crisis

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises

Elsie is no exception – millions of pensioners are ‘scared silly’ about cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Elsie is no exception – millions of pensioners are ‘scared silly’ about cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much
Cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much

Charities are taking legal action against the government over its plans to send refugees to Rwanda
Home Office

Charities are taking legal action against the government over its plans to send refugees to Rwanda

Mums Stronger Together: How business leaders are tackling maternal mental health stigma
Mental Health

Mums Stronger Together: How business leaders are tackling maternal mental health stigma

A broadband provider is calling for an end to exit fees and price hikes
Digital inclusion

A broadband provider is calling for an end to exit fees and price hikes

Government accused of ‘complacent disregard’ for taxpayers’ money over £5bn Covid loan fraud
Fraud

Government accused of ‘complacent disregard’ for taxpayers’ money over £5bn Covid loan fraud

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off
Social Justice

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?
Cost of living crisis

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review
Home Office

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review

Disability pay gap sees disabled workers earn £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees
Disability pay gap

Disability pay gap sees disabled workers earn £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees
Refugee crisis

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees

Guess how landlords are going to pay for energy efficiency improvements to their properties
Renting

Guess how landlords are going to pay for energy efficiency improvements to their properties

Academics have created a ‘therapeutic children’s book’ to make Ukraine’s young refugees smile
Ukraine crisis

Academics have created a ‘therapeutic children’s book’ to make Ukraine’s young refugees smile

Campaigners head to Downing Street to demand ‘unjust’ benefit cap is scrapped in Budget
Spring Budget

Campaigners head to Downing Street to demand ‘unjust’ benefit cap is scrapped in Budget

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis ‘out of tools’ to help with cost of living crisis
Cost of Living Crisis

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis ‘out of tools’ to help with cost of living crisis

‘It’s too much pressure’: Covid leaves young carers burnt out, lonely and lacking support
Carers

‘It’s too much pressure’: Covid leaves young carers burnt out, lonely and lacking support

Rural locations deprioritised when housing Ukrainian refugees as more than 100,000 hosts apply
Ukraine crisis

Rural locations deprioritised when housing Ukrainian refugees as more than 100,000 hosts apply

Priti Patel authorises three year visas for Ukrainian surrogates
Ukraine crisis

Priti Patel authorises three year visas for Ukrainian surrogates

The UK’s first LGBTQ+ shelter needs a new home
LGBTQ+

The UK’s first LGBTQ+ shelter needs a new home

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?
Ukraine Crisis

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?

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