UK childcare payment system discriminatory and irrational, judge rules

A single mother who brought a legal challenge against the government over its “ridiculous” universal credit childcare payments system has won her case after a high court judge ruled it to be discriminatory and...

Children’s commissioner: Politicians must take child poverty ‘out of the too difficult box’

Children’s commissioner for England Anne Longfield has delivered a stern rebuke to politicians over a lack of action to address child poverty. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People...

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...

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