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Richest and poorest have lost most in tax and benefit changes, says report

Richest and poorest have lost most in tax and benefit changes, says report

Low-income households with children and the very rich have lost the most as a percentage of income from the coalition government’s tax and benefit changes, according to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.…

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Families could miss out on childcare support due to confusing mish mash of policies, says Trust

Families could miss out on childcare support due to confusing mish mash of policies, says Trust

Many families will not be able to work out which system of financial support will best support them when new systems come into being in 2016 and they could lose out on vital help with childcare costs, according to new research by the Family and Childcare Trust.…

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UK 'should commit to Living Wage by 2025'

UK 'should commit to Living Wage by 2025'

The UK should commit to a Living Wage by 2025 at the latest, according to a major report on child poverty and social mobility.…

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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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