Not Even Low Unemployment Can Ward Off The Scourge Of Homelessness As Rents Rise And Wage Growth Slows

Rhea Silva | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Rhea Silva

Official figures show homelessness is rising. Against a backdrop of low unemployment yet slowing wage growth, there has been a 10% rise in the number of homeless households in England.

Marking the 50th Anniversary of an Act That Changed Britain

Baroness Susan Williams | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK Politics
Baroness Susan Williams

Britain has always represented the leading edge of civil rights. This year saw the celebration of the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta, a simple document that laid down - for the first time - fundamental truths of living in a free society. This week marked another milestone, less well-known, but no less important - the 50th Anniversary of an Act that helped to change Britain - the Race Relations Act 1965.

Building Homes a Defining Test? Here's How You Can Pass It

Pete Jefferys | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK
Pete Jefferys

There is a way to stop the harmful impact on young people of unaffordable rents and house prices, but it's a going to a take a big, bold plan from politicians to make it happen. We're waiting for this government to show that they're serious.

Should Taxpayers Have Funded The 'Conversion' Of EDL's Tommy Robinson?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

The think tank which orchestrated Tommy Robinson's departure as leader of the English Defence League asked for taxpayer funding for the "vital work" f...

Why 2013 Is the Year to Pop-Up

Emma L. Jones | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK
Emma L. Jones

Until recently, pop-up shops have had a mixed reputation. The 'everything must go' hastily scrawled in white spray paint, or uninspiring charity shops are the oft-criticised and cited version most commonly associated with the re-use of empty shops - but more recently the pop-up concept has taken an intellectual leap.

Third Sector Voice is Key To Tackling Troubled Families

Anne Marie Carrie | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Politics
Anne Marie Carrie

The third sector is able to reach out to troubled families in a way that works. It works because families are not suspicious of us, they are not intimidated by our services and they are able to trust us.