Social justice

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

The cost of living crisis is driving disadvantaged households further into poverty. These are the facts you need to know

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Here’s what you need to know about children living below the breadline across the country

Police have no place in our schools
Dr Shabna Begum

Police have no place in our schools

Black and minority ethnic pupils are being overpoliced and underprotected in schools, race equality think tank Runnymede Trust has warned

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality

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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

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us
Opinion

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us

Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.
Food banks

Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK
Domestic violence

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment
Opinion

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment

What does Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement mean for me?
Autumn Statement

What does Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement mean for me?

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’

Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands
exile

Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it
Employment crisis

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

Life expectancy is falling in England’s most deprived areas
Inequality

Life expectancy is falling in England’s most deprived areas

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

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’

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Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs
Energy crisis

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits
Digital inclusion

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.
Refugees

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.