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Families need an income of at least £40,800, says report 

Families need an income of at least £40,800, says report 

Families need to earn over £40K to have an acceptable living standard, according to new research.…

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Being around for the kids is more important than extra income, says report

Being around for the kids is more important than extra income, says report

Having one parent be around for children is more important to low-income couples than earning more money, according to a study by the DWP.…

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Mums feel politicians 'don't value women's contribution'

Mums feel politicians 'don't value women's contribution'

Mums undertake an average of 10.8 hours of unpaid work a week on top of paid-for work and childcare commitments, according to Asda's Mumdex survey.…

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Labour spells out welfare plans

Labour spells out welfare plans

Parents of children aged three who are part of a workless household and over should get themselves work ready by attending regular interviews in Job Centres and undertaking training, according to Labour leader Ed Miliband.…

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Universal credit pilot launched

Universal credit pilot launched

A small pilot scheme for Universal Credit begins today in Ashton-under-Lyne, but it will only involve single people.…

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