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‘Severe’ skills shortage threatens UK’s long-term environment goals
Environment

‘Severe’ skills shortage threatens UK’s long-term environment goals

Green jobs are key to hitting environmental and climate goals – but the UK is facing a skills shortage that threatens to undermine progress.

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters
Housing

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters

The funding will help low-income earners pay off rent arrears to stave off a homelessness crisis, though campaigners say it’s nowhere near enough.

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work
Employment

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work

Following Justice Secretary Dominic Raab’s call for more action on helping ex-offenders into employment, UK rehabilitation charities have emphasised the need for support in multiple areas to prevent re-offending.

Private renters fear landlords won’t claim grant to upgrade boilers and cut energy costs
Environment

Private renters fear landlords won’t claim grant to upgrade boilers and cut energy costs

COP26: When is the Glasgow climate change conference and what is it for?
Environment

COP26: When is the Glasgow climate change conference and what is it for?

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What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?
Employment

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers
Employment

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers

MPs vote against protecting bees and tougher pollution targets with 11 days until COP26
Environment

MPs vote against protecting bees and tougher pollution targets with 11 days until COP26

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold
Environment

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it facing calls to be scrapped?
Housing

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it facing calls to be scrapped?

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How the government’s net zero strategy will affect you
Environment

How the government’s net zero strategy will affect you

Action to cut household carbon emissions could ‘unfairly burden’ women
Environment

Action to cut household carbon emissions could ‘unfairly burden’ women

Net zero emissions: What is it and how will the UK achieve it?
Environment

Net zero emissions: What is it and how will the UK achieve it?

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter
Politics

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter

How you can make your home energy efficient
Housing

How you can make your home energy efficient

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river
Environment

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?
Social Justice

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?

What is a heat pump and should you get one?
Environment

What is a heat pump and should you get one?

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Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Why England’s rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come
Environment

Why England’s rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed
Activism

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year
Housing

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights
Employment

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights

Water companies say they don’t know how much sewage they’re dumping in rivers
Environment

Water companies say they don’t know how much sewage they’re dumping in rivers

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget
News

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs
Employment

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s
Activism

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open
Social Justice

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open