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Timetable laid out for Universal Credit

Timetable laid out for Universal Credit

The Government has set out its timetable for moving 12million benefits claimants onto the new Universal Credit by 2017.…

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From tax credit cuts to a new business

From tax credit cuts to a new business

Amanda Ashworth is a single parent who, facing tax credit cuts of £400 a month, decided to strike out on her own. Workingmums.co.uk spoke to her.…

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Families getting into debt due to childcare costs

Families getting into debt due to childcare costs

Families on low-incomes across the UK are having to turn down jobs or are considering leaving work because they can't afford to pay for childcare, according to new research from Save the Children and Daycare Trust.…

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Northern Ireland women 'pushed into unpaid caring role'

Northern Ireland women 'pushed into unpaid caring role'

Women in Northern Ireland are being pushed back into an unpaid caring role, according to a report  on the impact of recent government policies on women.…

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Parents 'need to earn 20 per cent more'

Parents 'need to earn 20 per cent more'

Many families now need to earn over 20 per cent more than they did last year to achieve a minimum acceptable standard of living, according to research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published today.…

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