As the summer holiday stretches family budgets even further, new research shows the cost of raising a child.
With hardening attitudes towards people on benefits and a tougher welfare regime, thank goodness for organisations like The Cyrenians, says Abigail Scott Paul.
Government plans to help pay for childcare leave almost a million working poor families missing out, says Katie Schmuecker.
Employees in their twenties and thirties lose out in single-tier pension reforms, says Aleks Collingwood.
Making work pay is trickier than it sounds, says Donald Hirsch.
We have confirmation of the importance of the Pupil Premium, but better support is needed to make sure it delivers, say Helen Barnard.
A decade of progress in reducing family deprivation is being steadily unwound, says Donald Hirsch.
Forced labour is a disturbing aspect of the UK’s labour market. We need to do more to prevent the several thousand victims suffering this crime each year and ensure supply chains are slavery-free, says Louise Woodruff.
The cap on DWP’s spending in today's spending review was expected, but the list of benefits included in the cap is surprising, says Chris Goulden.
Household debt can affect a wide range of households, and the situation is becoming more complex, says Jacquie Dale.
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