Over-50s who lose jobs much more likely to stay unemployed, study finds

People aged over 50 who lose their jobs are significantly more likely to suffer long-term unemployment than other age groups, analysis has revealed. Older workers who lose their jobs are more than twice as...

Covid: officials underestimated number of rough sleepers in England needing help

National Audit Office said number of people needing shelter was eight times greater than thought.
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DFE launches investigation over ‘woefully inadequate’ free school meals parcels

Campaigners and Labour politicians have criticised “woefully inadequate” food parcels sent to families eligible for free school meals after images of packages were shared online. Read more.

Category - Marginalised & Excluded

Homelessness

Centrepoint has published a report on youth homelessness in the UK. Figures provided by local authorities and devolved administrations show that an estimated 121,000 young people aged between 16 and 24 asked local authorities for help with...