For a 27.92 hour working week, the advertised pay was from £9.030 per annum. Considering this is term time only, and taking holiday pay into account, my calculations make this £7.44 per hour.Read More
Universal credit, which is being rolled out across the UK to replace other benefits, is theoretically a useful system for people who are out of work or on low income, but there’s a lack of joined-up thinking across different sets of benefits.Read More
A 30-year study published in Scientific Reports suggests that people who consume high amounts of sugar intake may be more likely to experience mental health problems, especially men.Read More
Due to the unfair shame and stigma attached to receiving help, a study conducted by the University of Oxford found that four in five people who use food banks go hungry multiple times throughout the year.Read More
The research, carried out at Oxford University, found many food bank users experiencing profound poverty and destitution, struggling to buy food and pay bills. Benefit changes are likely to drive up food bank use.Read More
Greggs’ environmental grants is dedicated to improving the local environment – whether that means turning a piece of wasteland into a garden or organising litter picking days on the beach.Read More
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