Cost of living support package will cover less than half of soaring costs, analysis shows

Financial help given to low-income households must be at least doubled to help families through the winter.

Thousands of part-time workers on Universal Credit told to work longer hours or lose benefits

Around 114,000 Universal Credit claimaints working part-time will be told to find more hours.

300,000 on social care assessment waiting lists as experts warn ‘worst fears’ are coming true

The adult social care system in England is under unprecented strain and at risk of collapse.

Rising energy price cap could see UK inflation reach 15% in early 2023

Think tank warns of a higher and later peak for inflation in the UK due to the rising energy price cap.

Pause benefit deductions to ease cost of living crisis, say MPs

DWP also urged to "urgently review and uprate the benefit cap".
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Energy bills could rise to over £4,200 in early 2023, expert warns

"The government must make introducing more support over the first two quarters of 2023 a number one priority."

Iceland to help 40,000 pensioners with £30 food vouchers

Food vouchers to help pensioners with the growing cost of living crisis.

Cost of living support package will cover less than half of soaring costs, analysis shows

Financial help given to low-income households must be at least doubled to help families through the winter.

Thousands of part-time workers on Universal Credit told to work longer hours or lose benefits

Around 114,000 Universal Credit claimaints working part-time will be told to find more hours.

Nearly a third of key worker families in the North West have children living in poverty

TUC report reveals that 3 in 10 key worker homes in the North West have children living in poverty.

300,000 on social care assessment waiting lists as experts warn ‘worst fears’ are coming true

The adult social care system in England is under unprecented strain and at risk of collapse.

Council failed to provide support for disabled teenage siblings for 18 months

The two siblings have multiple disabilities including visual impairments and complex communication needs.

Tories ‘forcing veterans to rely on universal credit during the cost of living crisis’

Conservatives accused of breaking their own promise to provide specialised employment support for military veterans.

Rising energy price cap could see UK inflation reach 15% in early 2023

Think tank warns of a higher and later peak for inflation in the UK due to the rising energy price cap.

Unpaid carers ‘going hungry’ due to deepening cost of living crisis, report says

Carers of ill or disabled family members are being forced to skip meals and sit in the dark due to soaring prices.

DWP staff misery at 91,000 civil service job cuts

UK government to cut tens of thousands of public sector jobs.

‘Social Care Workforce Crisis Risks Patient Safety’, Say NHS Leaders

Government urged to increase care workers' pay to attract staff and ease strain on frontline NHS services.

Universal Credit rules limit training opportunities, report says

Universal Credit conditionality is often at odds with the government's 'levelling up' aspirations, report says.

Pause benefit deductions to ease cost of living crisis, say MPs

DWP also urged to "urgently review and uprate the benefit cap".

The Additional Costs Of Being Disabled In The UK

EXCLUSIVE: Get 10% off mobility aids, wheelchairs or living accessories.

Private Sector Benefit Assessors ‘Laying Traps’ To ‘Catch Out’ Disabled Claimants

Examples include leaving elevators out of service on purpose and removing cups from alongside water coolers.

‘Poorest Will Need To Spend Two Thirds Of Their Income On Energy Bills Next Year’

Energy bills will be virtually impossible for the poorest to pay next year without considerable support, think tank warns.

Thousands of part-time workers on Universal Credit told to work longer hours or lose benefits

Around 114,000 Universal Credit claimaints working part-time will be told to find more hours.

300,000 on social care assessment waiting lists as experts warn ‘worst fears’ are coming true

The adult social care system in England is under unprecented strain and at risk of collapse.

Rising energy price cap could see UK inflation reach 15% in early 2023

Think tank warns of a higher and later peak for inflation in the UK due to the rising energy price cap.

Pause benefit deductions to ease cost of living crisis, say MPs

DWP also urged to "urgently review and uprate the benefit cap".

Private Sector Benefit Assessors ‘Laying Traps’ To ‘Catch Out’ Disabled Claimants

Examples include leaving elevators out of service on purpose and removing cups from alongside water coolers.