Health

The results from a global four-day working week trial are in and you’ll want to show your boss
Four-day working week

The results from a global four-day working week trial are in and you’ll want to show your boss

Could a shorter working week improve wellbeing, help the environment, boost productivity and even make your company more money? We have answers

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home
Housing advice

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home

Damp and mould is a common problem in UK homes and it can be a health hazard. Here’s what you should do if it’s affecting you

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net
Welfare state

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net

The Beveridge Report preceded the creation of the welfare state, designed to support people from cradle to grave. Today, it’s no longer the state protecting the vulnerable

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay
HEALTH

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

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Head trauma: The dark shadow looming at the heart of contact sport
Books

Head trauma: The dark shadow looming at the heart of contact sport

Obesity, food poverty and the big changes coming to supermarkets 
Food

Obesity, food poverty and the big changes coming to supermarkets 

‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis
Big Issue

‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists
Employment

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit
Heatwaves

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?
Employment

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice
Health

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice

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Bosses are being told to let staff work from home during the heatwave
Heatwave

Bosses are being told to let staff work from home during the heatwave

Sam Delaney: A CPAP machine is breathing new life into me
Opinion

Sam Delaney: A CPAP machine is breathing new life into me

Steve Barclay: How the new health secretary has voted on abortion, assisted dying and the NHS
Politics

Steve Barclay: How the new health secretary has voted on abortion, assisted dying and the NHS

Covid stole my sense of smell – but I never gave up hope of finding it
Health

Covid stole my sense of smell – but I never gave up hope of finding it

Life as a midwife aid worker: ‘Plagued by vivid dreams of the patients I felt I had failed’
Books

Life as a midwife aid worker: ‘Plagued by vivid dreams of the patients I felt I had failed’

Teenage activists deliver wheelbarrows of mud to Kellogg’s factory to protest ‘misleading’ health claims
Healthy food

Teenage activists deliver wheelbarrows of mud to Kellogg’s factory to protest ‘misleading’ health claims

How to respect the environment when wild swimming
Wild swimming

How to respect the environment when wild swimming

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

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Long Covid cases 50% higher in most deprived households than in the richest
Long covid

Long Covid cases 50% higher in most deprived households than in the richest

Weighing up BMI bemusement when you’re heavy but healthy
Sam Delaney

Weighing up BMI bemusement when you’re heavy but healthy

Rented homes that pose a serious threat to health cost the NHS £340m a year
Renting

Rented homes that pose a serious threat to health cost the NHS £340m a year

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof
TV

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof