Housing association under fire over ‘no care leavers’ advert

One of England’s largest affordable housing and care providers in England has apologised after publishing a property advert which banned care leavers from applying. Read the full article on this link...

‘Toxic’ online culture fuelling rise in sexual assaults on children by other children, police warn

Observer investigation in England and Wales reveals 40% increase in reports of sexual assaults and rapes where both victim and perpetrator were under 18 Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share...

Jobcentres told to stop referring benefit claimants to food banks

Jobcentre officials have been ordered to stop referring penniless benefit claimants to food banks because it breaches data privacy law, in a move charities have warned will cause delays in crisis help for...

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller girls being ‘disproportionately’ excluded by schools

Girls from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities are three times as likely to be excluded from school than white girls, figures show. They are also being disproportionately suspended by schools, according to...

UK’s poorest have borne brunt of cost of living crisis, says thinktank

Britain’s poorest households have suffered a £4,500 hit to their finances since the start of the Covid pandemic, according to a report indicating that those on the lowest incomes have borne the brunt of...

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