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The Big Issue Summer Survival Guide

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

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

While warmer weather is often welcomed in the UK, knowing how to cool down during the day and night is key to staying safe in the heat.

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis

How do you support your kids’ wellbeing through the cost of living crisis? We asked educational psychologist Gavin Morgan and the co-manager of YoungMinds’ parent helpline Stevie Goulding for their top tips. 

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

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?

While hot weather can mean fun in the sun, many people are also figuring out how to adjust. Here are your rights when it comes to working in the heat

Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica
Summer survival guide

Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays
Summer Survival Guide

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays

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How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays
Summer survival guide

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

Holiday activities: Make this marvellous mini mangonel with Mr Shaha
Summer survival guide

Holiday activities: Make this marvellous mini mangonel with Mr Shaha

Alom Shaha on the joy of making
Life

Alom Shaha on the joy of making

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?
Summer survival guide

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?

Help for Households: All the discounts helping families with the cost of living this summer
Summer Survival Guide

Help for Households: All the discounts helping families with the cost of living this summer

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays

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UK heatwave: How to travel safely if you absolutely have to
UK heatwave

UK heatwave: How to travel safely if you absolutely have to

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?
Homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break
Summer holidays

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?
Free school meals

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?

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