Low wages see four in 10 childcare workers reliant on benefits

More than 40 per cent of childcare workers are claiming benefits or tax credits as a result of being poorly paid – a higher proportion than less-qualified hairdressers and beauticians. More than 40 per...

Low wages see four in 10 childcare workers reliant on benefits

More than 40 per cent of childcare workers are claiming benefits or tax credits as a result of being poorly paid – a higher proportion than less-qualified hairdressers and beauticians. More than 40 per...

Child poverty: One million under-10s ‘face desperate Christmas’

One million children aged 10 and under are set to miss out on basics such as warm clothing and fresh food over the coming month and face a “Dickensian” Christmas, a charity has warned. Analysis by...

Category - Poverty

Children in need: review

The Department for Education (DfE) has published interim findings from its review on children in need, which includes: how professionals who work with vulnerable children can better identify children in need and understand the impact of their...

UK Poverty 2018 – The Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This annual report examines the nature and scale of UK poverty and the effect of the UK poverty rate on the people gripped by it. The report examines how UK poverty rates have changed in our society over the last few years, as well as over the...