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The overall cost of a child over 18 years (including rent and childcare) is £150, 753 for a couple and £183,335 for a lone parent.  But work doesn’t pay low-income families enough to meet a no-frills standard of living, new research from Child P...

A-Level Results Today

Thursday 16 August, 2018

A-Level results are out today - best of wishes to all those facing a worrying morning ahead. ABC Comment. Have your say below:

Landlords in Argyll and Bute are being offered free advice on how the transition from Housing Benefit to Universal Credit will affect them. With support from Argyll and Bute Council’s benefit unit, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will be h...

Statistics have been released by the government detailing how many people who need support from benefits are being sanctioned. This means having their financial support cut or stopped entirely because they’re not able to do the things that are being...

The Social Market Foundation is currently undertaking a major research project looking at benefit sanctions in the United Kingdom, updating and expanding the Independent Review of Sanctions that they undertook for Government in 2014. This resear...

Following the figures released today that show that the number of alcohol-related deaths in Northern Ireland is the highest on record, SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA has said that we need to raise awareness of the pitfalls of alcohol misu...

Labour Market Statistics Published The labour market statistics were published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Key points Labour Force Survey (LFS) unemployment increased over the quarter and decreased over the year The...

“The number of people in work has continued to edge ahead, though the employment rate was unchanged on the quarter. However, the number of vacancies is a new record high, while the unemployment rate is now at its lowest since the winter of 1974-75.”...

Theresa May has unveiled a £100m government fund in an attempt to eradicate rough-sleeping in England within the next decade. It comes as James Brokenshire, the communities secretary, admitted that efforts to tackle homelessn...

Government has announced its plans for the funding of supported housing. The plans reveal that supported housing, including refuges and all forms of short-term supported housing, will be funded by housing benefit and kept outside of the Universal Cre...

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