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The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid
Renting

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid

More than 6,000 households faced a Section 21 eviction notice in England and Wales in the first three months of this year, while ministers “dither and delay” over promise to axe them.

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?
Inflation

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?

New figures show inflation has hit a 40-year high, but is even higher for people on lower incomes. So what’s going on?

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point
Food banks

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point

Forget budgeting, food education and working more – people in poverty need adequate money, says food bank manager Charlotte White.

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest
Cost of living crisis

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

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Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year
Wages

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?
Energy crisis

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’

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Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate
Living wage

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate

8 of the best budgeting bloggers and influencers
Money

8 of the best budgeting bloggers and influencers

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can’t cook or budget properly
Food banks

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can’t cook or budget properly

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport
Public transport

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support
Cost of living crisis

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’
Cost of living crisis

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises
Cost of living crisis

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table
Cost of living crisis

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table

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Two thirds of retail workers are borrowing money to pay their bills
Cost of living crisis

Two thirds of retail workers are borrowing money to pay their bills

Boris Johnson set to scrap plan to let workers keep tips despite admitting minimum wage isn’t enough to live on
Workers' rights

Boris Johnson set to scrap plan to let workers keep tips despite admitting minimum wage isn’t enough to live on

Why food prices are increasing so much
Cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much

Boris Johnson boasts about his Freedom Pass after being told pensioner rides bus all day to keep warm
Cost of living crisis

Boris Johnson boasts about his Freedom Pass after being told pensioner rides bus all day to keep warm

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off
Social Justice

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off

‘A national emergency’: The number of children needing food bank parcels is rising
Cost of living crisis

‘A national emergency’: The number of children needing food bank parcels is rising

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?
Cost of living crisis

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

Cost of living crisis driving a surge in demand for money advice
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis driving a surge in demand for money advice

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April
Cost of living crisis

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April

Sunak must raise minimum wage again to ease cost of living crisis, say unions 
Employment

Sunak must raise minimum wage again to ease cost of living crisis, say unions 

What is the Big Power Off and what could it mean for your energy bills?
The Big Power Off

What is the Big Power Off and what could it mean for your energy bills?

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