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Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists
Inflation

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists

As NHS workers stage their biggest ever strike, economists have cast doubt on the government’s reason for refusing pay rises

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment
Cost of living crisis

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment

Here’s all you need to know about the disability cost of living payment – including who’s eligible, how to claim it and when it will hit bank accounts

All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term

Here are all of the places where kids can eat for free during the school half term this year, as families face the cost of living crisis

What is a recession and what does it mean for me?
Cost of living crisis

What is a recession and what does it mean for me?

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities
Cost of living crisis

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities

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Time to Talk: ‘Don’t let your debt and mental health struggles bury you’
Time to talk day

Time to Talk: ‘Don’t let your debt and mental health struggles bury you’

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures
Employment

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures

February 1 strikes: Who is on strike this Wednesday and where are protests taking place?
Strike action

February 1 strikes: Who is on strike this Wednesday and where are protests taking place?

This map shows you where to find a warm bank near you this winter
Winter survival guide

This map shows you where to find a warm bank near you this winter

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis
Poverty

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis

How to get the cold weather payment as UK temperatures drop below freezing
Cost of living crisis

How to get the cold weather payment as UK temperatures drop below freezing

Pawnbrokers’ phones are ‘ringing off the walls’ in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Pawnbrokers’ phones are ‘ringing off the walls’ in the cost of living crisis

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills
Activism

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills

How to save money AND help save the planet
Cost of Living Crisis

How to save money AND help save the planet

Is it time for a wealth tax?
Inequality

Is it time for a wealth tax?

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?
Work advice

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis

How can you cope with stress in the cost of living crisis? We asked experts at leading mental health charities
Mental health

How can you cope with stress in the cost of living crisis? We asked experts at leading mental health charities

‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow
Social Justice

‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis

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Millions are going without heating or hot water because they can’t afford to top up their meter
Cost of living crisis

Millions are going without heating or hot water because they can’t afford to top up their meter

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis
Small businesses

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is hitting everyone’s incomes… except the richest
Cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is hitting everyone’s incomes… except the richest

Got debt? Don’t suffer in silence. Here’s how to get help 
cost of living

Got debt? Don’t suffer in silence. Here’s how to get help