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I quit work to care for my mum. Big Issue Recruit helped me find my sense of purpose again
Big Issue Recruit

I quit work to care for my mum. Big Issue Recruit helped me find my sense of purpose again

Key public services are in bad shape across the board, say most Brits – with NHS faring the worst
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Public services

Key public services are in bad shape across the board, say most Brits – with NHS faring the worst

Single mum on universal credit feels 'penalised' because she can't find work around childcare
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Childcare

Single mum on universal credit feels 'penalised' because she can't find work around childcare

Government's new welfare reforms could cause 'huge anxiety for disabled people'
Disability benefits

Government's new welfare reforms could cause 'huge anxiety for disabled people'

Two years after fleeing the Taliban, these Afghan evacuees are rebuilding their careers
Refugees

Two years after fleeing the Taliban, these Afghan evacuees are rebuilding their careers

Afghan refugees: ‘I built homes for the UK government, now I’m facing homelessness in Britain’
Afghan Muhammad Irshad Khan
Resettlement

Afghan refugees: ‘I built homes for the UK government, now I’m facing homelessness in Britain’

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers
Employment

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome
Dance/ Strictly
Learning Disability Week

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome

‘Sun and heat are not always good news’: How the role of British weather presenters is changing with the climate
Climate change

‘Sun and heat are not always good news’: How the role of British weather presenters is changing with the climate

How to separate who you are from what you do
Simone Stolzoff

How to separate who you are from what you do

How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health
Close-up of woman's hands with empty wallet and utility bills.Many utility bills, coins and hands in a warm sweater holding an open wallet;
universal basic income

How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health

Up to 250,000 ‘forgotten’ unpaid young adult carers facing homelessness
young adult carers facing homelessness
Carers

Up to 250,000 ‘forgotten’ unpaid young adult carers facing homelessness

More people are off work sick than ever before
Employment

More people are off work sick than ever before

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'
group of elementary school kids and their teacher lying down while working in the library
Nadeine Asbali

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'

End Friday releases for prisoners so they can access housing and health services, Big Issue founder tells Lords
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Criminal justice system

End Friday releases for prisoners so they can access housing and health services, Big Issue founder tells Lords

How the UK prison system 'sets people up to fail'
prison
Prisons

How the UK prison system 'sets people up to fail'

Police launch probe after Liverpool cafe serving homeless people for free hit with third break-in in two weeks
Paper Cup Coffee Liverpool
Homelessness

Police launch probe after Liverpool cafe serving homeless people for free hit with third break-in in two weeks

‘We had to turn away a man who hadn’t eaten for two days’: Liverpool café serving homeless people for free broken into twice in two weeks
Paper Cup Coffee opened last year in Liverpool to give homeless people free food
Homelessness

‘We had to turn away a man who hadn’t eaten for two days’: Liverpool café serving homeless people for free broken into twice in two weeks

In pictures: 400,000 on strike as Jeremy Hunt unveils ‘back to work’ budget
strikes
Activism

In pictures: 400,000 on strike as Jeremy Hunt unveils ‘back to work’ budget

Budget 2023: Here's what's missing from Jeremy Hunt's 'growth' statement
Spring budget

Budget 2023: Here's what's missing from Jeremy Hunt's 'growth' statement