Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way
Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?
working disabled woman
Disability rights

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?

“We demand an end to poverty”: Big Issue Group lay out policy calls to political leaders ahead of General Election
Press Release

“We demand an end to poverty”: Big Issue Group lay out policy calls to political leaders ahead of General Election

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots
The Criminal Justice Bill could be set to criminalise homelessness and rough sleeping
John Bird

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds
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Benefits

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world
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Social Justice

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that
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Ruth Patrick

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money
Dan Hatfield money-making expert
Money advice

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn
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Disability benefits

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn

Big Issue founder John Bird leads Lords in debate on child poverty
Press Release

Big Issue founder John Bird leads Lords in debate on child poverty

We must spend time on eradicating poverty – not trying to accommodate it, says Big Issue founder
Poverty

We must spend time on eradicating poverty – not trying to accommodate it, says Big Issue founder

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned
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Disability benefits

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned

PIP changes: What is the government planning with the disability benefits system?
Disability benefits

PIP changes: What is the government planning with the disability benefits system?

DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions in May 2024 – and how to know if you're eligible
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Benefits

DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions in May 2024 – and how to know if you're eligible

'People need aid, not criminalisation': Sadiq Khan's comments on shoplifting nappies spark debate
Crime

'People need aid, not criminalisation': Sadiq Khan's comments on shoplifting nappies spark debate

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?
dwp
Sumi Rabindrakumar

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'
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Disability rights

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness
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Benefits

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness

When it comes to poverty prevention it's minds we must change – before anything else
John Bird

When it comes to poverty prevention it's minds we must change – before anything else

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy
Mark Game

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy