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By Tom Waring, Business Development Executive at Resolve Poverty Booking is back open for our range of anti-poverty training courses. Our courses are for

By Laura Burgess, Head of Policy & Research at Resolve Poverty Resolve Poverty has congratulated the new Prime Minister and his government on a

By Will Wheeler, Policy Officer at Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU) A new report from the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU) and

By Katie Thomson-Greene, Managing Director at the Creative Mentor Network Manchester has evolved as a hub for the UK creative industries in the North

By Graham Whitham, Chief Executive Officer at Resolve Poverty We are really pleased to announce that Greater Manchester Poverty Action has today rebranded to

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty Resolve Poverty’s Money Matters programme has so far helped families across Trafford, Manchester, Stockport and

By Laura Burgess, Senior Policy & Research Advisor at Resolve Poverty Resolve Poverty is proud to work alongside partner organisations like The Children’s Society,

By Hollie Griss, Communications and Media Officer at Resolve Poverty New research on local levels of child poverty, carried out by Loughborough University for

By Christine Camacho, PhD Fellow ARC-GM at the University of Manchester and Dr Luke Munford, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics at the University of

By Kiri Adams, Social Policy Manager at Christians Against Poverty You will often find debt and poverty come hand in hand. Low income, poor

By Simran Motiani, Analyst (A Fairer Start) at Nesta Implemented in 2017, the two-child limit policy restricts support for families via Universal Credit or

By Meghan Meek-O’Connor, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor at Save the Children Child poverty in this country has become a fact of life: ‘too

By Hannah Webster, Co-Founder at Care Full Care Full – a new organisation launched this year by myself and co-founder Ruth Hannan – explores

By Silvia Galandini, Domestic Poverty Lead at Oxfam GB and Claire Spoors, Advocacy Adviser (UK Inequality) at Oxfam GB Oxfam’s new paper sets out

By Claire Wood, Director at Datesand Financial wellbeing in the workplace is a necessity. With poor financial health affecting almost one in three employees,

By Amanda Bailey, Director at the North East Child Poverty Commission The North East of England has enormous strengths and incredible potential – and

By Chit Selvarajah, Policy Manager at Independent Age There are more than 400,000 older private renters in England. But despite numbers increasing by about

By Scott Compton, Senior Policy Advisor at Action for Children We are often told that work is the best route out of poverty, but

GMCVO and Resolve Poverty want to hear from organisations that are working in a participatory way with people affected by the economic injustice of

By Jon Sands, Programme Officer at Resolve Poverty Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) is working with Action Together and local partners to promote meaningful lived

By Isabel Taylor, Analysis Manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation In January, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published its annual UK Poverty report. This used

By Lalitha Try, Economist at the Resolution Foundation The combined impact of the benefit cap and two-child limit are set to push the majority

By Rachel Summerscales, Project Officer at Greater Manchester Community Led Homes In the ever-evolving landscape of housing, the concept of Community Led Housing (CLH)

By Lizzie Flew, Communications and Campaigns Manager at Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) Too many children are growing up in poverty in the UK.

By Hannah Biggs and Jo Wildman, Scottish Centre for Social Research (ScotCen) Being disabled, or living in a disabled household, are some of the

By Penny Rimmer, Policy Officer at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) On Tuesday 30 January, Resolve Poverty, alongside the Independent Food Aid Network (IFAN), End

By Tom Lee, Senior Policy Analyst at Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) Free School Meals (FSMs) have sparked a lot of policy debate in

By Ceci Sutcliffe, Partnerships Development Manager at Plinth Despite their eligibility, there are 3,181,729 single people with an annual income of less than £12,000

By Georgina Burt, Senior Education Policy Officer at Child Poverty Action Group, and Matija Tomanovic, National Campaigns Manager at the National Education Union Schools

By Josh Nicholson, Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Justice There are those that are getting by, and there are those who are

By Dr Nicholas Kofi Adjei, Research Associate at the Department of Public Health, Policy and Systems, University of Liverpool Child poverty is rising in

By Laura Burgess, Senior Policy & Research Advisor at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Ahead of party conference season in September, Resolve Poverty wrote an

By Ella Michalski, Changing Realities participant Changing Realities is a participatory online project led by academics at the University of York and Child Poverty

By Katie Schmuecker, Principal Policy Advisor at Joseph Rowntree Foundation No one in our country should have to rely on charity because they can’t

By Professor John McKendrick, Co-Director at the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit Last month, the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at

By Joe Cox, Senior Policy Officer (Household Debt) at Debt Justice The UK is highly unequal. Our economy creates and reinforces power, income, and

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Resolve Poverty’s Money Matters programme has so far helped Trafford and Manchester families

By Jo Garsden, Programme Manager at Greater Manchester Ageing Hub In my work around financial hardship, which is supported by national charity Independent Age,

By Georgina Burt, Senior Education Policy Officer at Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) In a unique piece of collaborative research, for the first time

By Ivy Mullen, Policy and Research Assistant at Barnardo’s In December we set up an emergency fund at Barnardo’s to help families with the

By Hollie Griss, Communications and Media Officer at Resolve Poverty On Monday 16 October, individuals and organisations from across Greater Manchester came together to

By Dr Luke Munford, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics at the University of Manchester England, and the UK more broadly, is a deeply unequal

By Matt Padley, Co-Director of the Centre for Research and Social Policy at Loughborough University What do people need to live with dignity in

By Tom Waring, Business Development Executive at Resolve Poverty We at Resolve Poverty are very excited to share our new training offer with you.

By Mallory Morehead, Programme Manager at the Centre for Applied Education Research and Megan Wood, Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Leeds Children

Our Money Matters debt and benefits advice service in schools has seen local families boost their income by up to £24,000 in a year.

By Sheenagh Young, CEO at South Manchester Credit Union and Chair of SoundPound Consortium Greater Manchester is about to be the first place in

By Dawn Kaveney, Volunteer Development Worker at Manchester Mind As a collective Manchester Mind, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC), Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit

By Aisha Muhammad, Public Policy Officer at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Resolve Poverty chairs the Greater Manchester VCSE anti-poverty forum, established under the delivery

By Alison Eastwood, Development Manager at the Bond Board Covid-19, the cost-of-living crisis and the impending Renters Reform Act have hit the private rented

By Helen Rowe, writer and social researcher Poverty is unacceptable and yet, if we are honest, it is accepted. There is a world of

By Joe Farnworth-Mayers, Policy Officer (Local) at The Trussell Trust Unexpected costs happen in our lives – whether it’s a boiler packing up or

By Jo Garsden, Programme Manager at Greater Manchester Ageing Hub National advice charity Independent Age has initiated a new partnership with Greater Manchester to

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Resolve Poverty’s money maximising tool has proven to be a success across Greater

By Megan Isaac, Research and Policy Intern at Just Fair Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, the socio-economic duty (‘the duty’), is intended

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty One of Resolve Poverty’s strategic aims is to embed the voices of people with lived

By Sophie Little, North West Programme Manager at the Living Wage Foundation On Thursday 6 July, the Living Wage Champions Awards were held in

By Dr Natalija Atas and Dr Vicki Dabrowski, Liverpool Hope University A momentous gathering happened in Liverpool last month, uniting 160 people who represented

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Resolve Poverty recently hosted focus groups with local people to influence our future

By Hollie Griss, Communications and Media Officer at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Next week, Resolve Poverty will be launching new data exploring people across

By Helen Flynn, Head of Policy, Research and Campaigns at Just Fair On Thursday 15 June the Scottish Government published its consultation on the

By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes at Resolve Poverty (Resolve Poverty) Resolve Poverty’s Money Matters programme has so far helped Trafford and Manchester families

By Holly Grimes, People and Leadership Lead at GreaterSport Volunteering in all forms can have huge benefits for individuals, organisations, and society, but there

By Helen Flynn, Head of Policy, Research and Campaigns at Just Fair On Wednesday 24 May 2023, Rother District Council became the latest local

By Hollie Griss, Communications and Media Officer at Resolve Poverty At Resolve Poverty, we have been leading on North West publicity for the End

By Rachel Walters, Coordinator at the End Child Poverty Coalition On 5 June, Loughborough University and the End Child Poverty Coalition – of which

By Katie Schmuecker (Principal Policy Advisor) and Graeme Cooke (Director of Evidence and Policy) at Joseph Rowntree Foundation Deepening poverty is shrinking people’s worlds.

By Georgina Burt, Development Manager (Cost of the School Day) at Child Poverty Action Group For the last three years through the UK Cost

By Laura Burgess, Senior Policy and Research Advisor at Resolve Poverty Scotland’s First Minister, Humza Yousaf, hosted a landmark cross-party, cross-sector anti-poverty summit in

By Penny Rimmer, Policy Officer at Resolve Poverty The Covid-19 pandemic and Cost-of-living Crisis have heightened the importance of local authorities in responding to

By Aisha Muhammed, Public Policy Officer at Resolve Poverty On Wednesday 3 May, Resolve Poverty launched the Greater Manchester VCSE Anti-Poverty Forum. The forum

By Tylor-Maria Johnson and Alex Clegg, Senior Policy and Data Analysts at Policy in Practice A new report by Policy in Practice estimates that

Over the next two years the typica household is set to lose £2,100. Extending Free School Meals o all children in primary school would ease pressure on families.

By Louise Atkinson, primary school teacher and President of the National Education Union In September, the National Education Union launched our campaign for Free

FI Resolve Poverty to Parliament for GM Poverty Action

By Graham Whitham CEO, Resolve Poverty Last Thursday Resolve Poverty held our first event in London as we took our report, Local anti-poverty strategies:

FI HMRC Cost-of-Living Payments for GM Poverty Action

One million families claiming tax credits to receive Cost-of-Living Payment from May 2nd, 2023 One million eligible claimant families receiving tax credits, and no

FI Samaritans - inequality and suicide for GM Poverty Action

New report from the Samaritans By Adele Owen QPM, Greater Manchester Suicide Prevention & Bereavement Support Programme Manager, NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care With

FI Guarantee our essentials campaign for GM Poverty Action

Over 90 organisations have asked politicians what they intend to do to help the millions of households still going without essentials. In a letter

Safe Sick Pay Campaign: Take Action with us! By the Centre for Progressive Change Currently one in three people in the UK struggle on

FI Fuel Poverty Report March 2023 for GM Poverty Action

Coping with an impossible situation: How organisations and individuals are struggling to respond to the fuel poverty crisis in Greater Manchester By Anna Lopez,

FI HBAI Report 2023 for GM Poverty Action

By Aisha Muhammad, Resolve Poverty Public Policy Officer On March 23rd, 2023, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) released their annual Households Below

FI Trafford PTC for GM Poverty Action

By Claire Vibert and Kate Harding, the facilitation team for the Trafford PTC Over the last 18 months, Trafford Poverty Truth Commission has been

FI Deduction lending for GM Poverty Action

By Mick McAteer and Gareth Evans, Financial Inclusion Centre Millions of people are not served by the mainstream lending market and need alternative fair

FI Piper Hill campaign for GM Poverty Action

By Austin Duxbury, Assistant Head, Piper Hill Post 16 Dept, Wythenshawe Students at Piper Hill’s Post 16 department in Wythenshawe have been experiencing first-hand

FI MCC APS for GM Poverty Action

On Monday February 27th, 2023 Manchester City Council launched their renewed Anti-Poverty Strategy as part of their commitment to ‘Making Manchester Fairer’. The launch

FI Call for free school meals expansion for GM Poverty Action

from a press release by The Food Foundation New data released last week from The Food Foundation shows the number of households where children

FI Warm this winter fuel poverty event March 2023 for GM Poverty Action

Save the date: Fuel poverty in Greater Manchester March 30th 2023 Coinciding with the launch of our new report, Warm this Winter, on Thursday

FI Money Matters March 2023 for GM Poverty Action

Boosting household incomes with Money Matters Resolve Poverty’s Money Matters programme has so far helped Trafford and Manchester families to gain more than £100,000

FI Expanding the MARTs for GM Poverty Action

By Jon Sands, Programme Officer Poverty can be split up by category, for example food poverty or fuel poverty, but the underlying cause is

Fi Soundpound for GM Poverty Action

Launch of SoundPound loan across Greater Manchester By Sheenagh Young, CEO South Manchester Credit Union, Chair of SoundPound Consortium February 15th was a day

FI Principal Partners 2023 for GM Poverty Action

Help grow and increase the impact of our work by becoming a Principal Partner of Resolve Poverty. Principal Partners commit to supporting the work

FI MMU UC Employers

Universal Credit and employers: exploring the demand side of UK active labour market policy by Dr Calum Carson, Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre

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Families are only halfway through a two-year cost-of-living squeeze By Lalitha Try, Resolution Foundation Britain is in the midst of a living standards disaster.

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FI Review of 2022 for GM Poverty Action

Graham Whitham, Chief Executive Officer, Resolve Poverty This has been a challenging year for the fight against poverty, with factors outside of our control

FI Celebrating TPTC for GM Poverty Action

Celebrating the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission Poverty Truth Commissions (PTCs) bring people with lived experience of poverty together with civic and business leaders in

FI Tameside Socioeconomic duty for GM Poverty Action

By Cllr Leanne Feeley Executive member for Education, Achievement and Equalities Tameside Council has become the latest local authority in Greater Manchester to voluntarily

FI Money Maters article Nov 2022 for GM Poverty Action

Boosting household income with Money Matters By Daniel Oliver, Head of Programmes Hundreds of millions of pounds worth of benefits are going unclaimed in

CSJ Launches inquiry into social housing decarbonisation By Ben Robinson, Senior Researcher, Centre for Social Justice The Centre for Social Justice has launched a

FI Odd are they win for GM Poverty Action

A GM-wide anti-gambling harms campaign By Ellie Caddick, Communications and Engagement Manager, Greater Manchester Combined Authority Odds Are They Win is an anti-gambling harms

FI Stay Fire Safe for GM Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service urges residents to ‘Stay Fire Safe’ as the cost-of-living increases By Michael Chick, Senior Communications Officer, Greater Manchester

FI ColCC write up for GM Poverty Action

Reflections on Resolve Poverty’s Cost-of-living Crisis Conference A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Cost-of-living Crisis Conference on October 20th at St

FI Yes lottery win for GM Poverty Action

Press release from Yes. Yes Manchester CIO has been awarded funding by the National Lottery Community Fund’s (NLCF) Reaching Communities programme, one of only

FI Len Grant artwork for GM Poverty Action

Manchester artist Len Grant creates a pop-up exhibition to highlight the city’s poverty. “There are two sides to Manchester,” says sketcher and writer, Len

FI MART lived experience for GM Poverty Action

By Jon Sands, Programme Officer, Money Advice Referral Tool Part of Resolve Poverty’s strategy is to embed the voice of people with lived experience

FI welcome to Salford

by Penny Rimmer, Resolve Poverty Policy Officer and and Shairi Bowes at Salford City Council The Equality Act 2010 contains a valuable tool to

FI Challenge Poverty Week 2022 for GM Poverty Action

Challenge Poverty Week in England and Wales By Niall Cooper, Church Action on Poverty Are you ready? It’s time to come together with people

FI Changing Realities for GM Poverty Action

What can we do about the cost-of-living crisis? By Uisce Jordan, Changing Realities Project The release of the Chancellor’s ‘mini-budget’ on the September 23rd

FI mini budget 2022 for GM Poverty Action

The government has no strategy to tackle poverty In the mini-budget statement on September 23rd, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled his “growth plan”, announcing the

FI School Uniforms for GM Poverty Action

By Helena Canavan, More Than Food Project Manager, Bridging the Gap Bridging the Gap has over the summer provided school uniform support to families

Energy support benefits the better off and doesn’t go far enough to address the cost-of-living crisis facing low-income families or the UK’s longstanding poverty

FI Cost of Living Crisis Conference for GM Poverty Action

Call for Conference content With the rising cost-of-living set to hit low and modest income households even harder in the autumn, Resolve Poverty (Resolve

FI Loan sharks for GM Poverty Action

Loan sharks preying on the vulnerable as cost-of-living soars by the IMLT Team Families struggling to cope with the rising cost-of-living are being targeted

FI Max your money for GM Poverty Action

By Lucy Goode, The Growth Company The Growth Company, an award-winning social enterprise rooted in Manchester, has launched its Max Your Money campaign to

We want your views By Lucy Bird, Fundraising Officer Click here to complete the Resolve Poverty Annual Impact Survey 2022. Deadline is Wednesday August

FI Ca In the Red Index for GM Poverty Action

A new tool from Citizens Advice for understanding the cost-of-living crisis More and more people are coming to Citizens Advice in financial crisis than

FI Policy Updates for GM Poverty Action

As the cost-of-living crisis continues, we want to keep you up to date with the latest regional and national policy announcements. Over the last

A new programme from Resolve Poverty By Graham Whitham, Chief Executive Officer The cost-of-living crisis continues. At a time like this, when so many

FI Anti-poverty strategies for GM Poverty Action

The importance of local anti-poverty strategies By Alexis Darby, Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research At Resolve Poverty we work with local authorities across

FI Manchester Living Rent for GM Poverty Action

Affordable housing that is easy to understand Article provided by Manchester City Council Manchester City Council has announced a new rent level called the

FI End Child Poverty for GM Poverty Action

End Child Poverty Coalition: Action Toolkit by Rachel Walters, End Child Poverty Coalition Coordinator The End Child Poverty coalition have launched their Action Toolkit,

FI Strengthening Local welfare assistance schemes for GM Poverty Action

Local welfare assistance scheme and best practise By Alexis Darby, Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research, Resolve Poverty As the cost-of-living crisis continues, more

FI South Manchester CU No interest loan scheme for GM Poverty Action

By Sheenagh Young, CEO South Manchester Credit Union South Manchester Credit Union has been running a proof of concept for the proposed No Interest

FI Pension top up for GM Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Pension Top Up campaign 2022 By Greater Manchester Ageing Hub People in Greater Manchester are being urged to check if they are

FI Employment Legal Advice for GM Poverty Action

Employment Legal Advice Service By Naomi Ilagoswa, Head of Strategic Partnerships & External Projects, The Growth Company The Growth Company together with Citizens Advice

FI Poverty Monitor 2022 for GM Poverty Action

We have recently published the Greater Manchester Poverty Monitor 2022. The Monitor reveals the scale and nature of poverty in Greater Manchester. By developing

FI MIS Basic necessities for GM Poverty Action

By Penny Rimmer, Policy officer, Resolve Poverty Research conducted by Loughborough University for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has revealed that families with children

FI Household Support Fund for GM Poverty Action

By Alexis Darby, Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research The Household Support Fund was established during the Covid-19 pandemic as part of the government

Money Advice Evaluation for GM Poverty Action

Organisations in Tameside are better able to help people to access the support that’s right for them as a result of Resolve Poverty’s Money

FI Emergency support report for GM Poverty Action

By Zhané Edwards, Parliamentary Assistant, Child Poverty Action Group In his spring statement, the Chancellor added £500 million to the household support fund, which

FI Ukraine for GM Poverty Action

Update: If you are interested in knowing how businesses from across the world are handling their links with Russia, you can find out more

FI Cost of the school day for GM Poverty Action

The Cost of the school day in England: Pupils’ Perspectives A report by the Child Poverty Action Group Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG’s) Cost

FI Lived Experience podcasts for GM Poverty Action

Lived Experience Employment Podcast Series by Inspiring Change Manchester Inspiring Change Manchester designed the GROW Traineeship programme to help break down barriers into work

FI Bus article for GM Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, has announced a series of major steps to move Greater Manchester towards a London-style public transport system with London-level

FI Cost of Living Crisis for GM Poverty Action

By Graham Whitham, Chief Executive Officer There has been a large amount of evidence published recently highlighting the mounting financial pressures facing households in

FI Money Advice RT update for GM Poverty Action

In January we launched Resolve Poverty’s second Money Advice Referral Tool, in Oldham and we are now working on rolling it out to four

FI Tameside in work support for GM Poverty Action

Tameside council offer support to ‘in work’ families to improve employment situation By Iain Forrest Partnership and Engagement Officer, Tameside MBC Poverty doesn’t end

Street Support Network Greater Manchester launch new ‘Advice for Families’ By Gary Dunstan, Street Support At the start of 2020, emphasis focused on people

FI GaMHive for GM Poverty Action

An Introduction to GaMHive GaMHive was launched in January 2022. Their members have been brought together through their experience with gambling-related harm. Their mission

FI Poverty and Adolescent health for GM Poverty Action

By Simon Watts, Public Health Registrar, Greater Manchester A study published in the Lancet in November 2021 presented important findings for action at a

FI Save the Children - child poverty for GM Poverty Action

Exploring New Narratives On Child Poverty Wednesday February 16th, 2022 online event from 12.30 – 2pm Even before the pandemic, 4.3 million children were

FI Turn2us for GM Poverty Action

Unforeseen life events plunge over 15 million into financial insecurity A new report from national poverty charity, Turn2us, reveals how over 15 million people

FI NEF Levelling up for GM Poverty Action

by Rose Grayston, a Senior Programme Manager at the New Economics Foundation The ‘levelling up’ agenda is frequently discussed by politicians, policy makers and

We need a new deal for workers By Paddy Lillis, General Secretary, Usdaw The new Real Living Wage rate announced this week reflects the

FI NECPC Safet net article for GM Poverty Action

The safety net beneath the safety net? The North East Child Poverty Commission (NECPC) is calling for the Government to strengthen both the national

FI Food insecurity for GM Poverty Action

Hunger and the welfare state By Lisa Scullion, University of Salford & Ben Baumberg Geiger, University of Kent A major new research report looks

FI Elephant in the room for GM Poverty Action

A new film, made by local people has been released that reveals big social challenges facing many communities in Greater Manchester. The film, ‘Made

FI Help with your water bill for GM Poverty Action

United Utilities – supporting customers affected by a reduction in benefits United Utilities is inviting customers affected by the recent changes to benefits to

FI HowsYourBalance Credit Unions for GM poverty Action

By Beck Golubows, South Manchester Credit Union This October, the eight community credit unions of Greater Manchester, collectively known as Sound Pound, will be

FI Employer views on UC for GM Poverty Action

New research project seeks employer views and experiences of Universal Credit By Katy Jones, Research Fellow in the Centre for Decent Work and Productivity

FI Universal Credit Cut for GM Poverty Action

NICs increase ‘adds insult to injury’ for families facing devastating cut to Universal Credit New JRF analysis estimates that around 2 million families on

FI IPPR Digital Exclusion for GM Poverty Action

By Erica Roscoe, Senior Research Fellow, IPPR North Digital access is essential to our everyday lives. But our recent research into digital exclusion highlighted

Number of young people receiving benefits increases A new report by the Resolution Foundation The proportion of young adults claiming income-related benefits increased from

FI FSM Fixing lunch for GM Poverty Action

The case for expanding free school meals (FSM) A new report by CPAG and Covid Realities The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and Covid

FI Your Work Your Way for GM Poverty Action

By Jane Jacoby, Child Poverty Action Group The number of families affected by in-work poverty is rising. Parents on low pay now need the

FI Community Savers for GM Poverty Action

Community Savers is a network of women-led savings groups which engage in regular peer support: sharing ideas, experiences and strategies for reducing poverty in

FI #KeeptheLifeline for GM Poverty Action

The National #KeepTheLifeline Campaign As you are no doubt aware, in October the Government plans to cut the £20 a week (£1040 a year)

FI SED Guide for GM Poverty Action

By Graham Whitham At Resolve Poverty we are delighted to have published a new guide for local and combined authorities on voluntary adoption and

FI Salford CC Fighting poverty for GM Poverty Action

Fighting poverty on all fronts in Salford By Cllr Sharmina August, lead member for anti-poverty, inclusive economy and equalities. Preventing poverty, supporting people and

FI THT Employment and Skills for GM Poverty Action

Trafford Housing Trust Employment and Skills service supports customers seeking training and job opportunities Trafford Housing Trust (THT) customers seeking employment and training opportunities

FI Salford Cab eviction ban ends for GM poverty Action

Private sector tenants and evictions: The end of the temporary eviction ban By Tom Togher, Chief Officer, Salford Citizens Advice Bureau First the advice!

FI Managing your finances for GM Poverty Action

How do those aged 30-50 in zero-hour, self-employed, or temporary work manage their finances? Researchers at the University of Manchester are looking at how

Turn2us publish an Impact Report and launch a new Benefits Calculator Turn2us, have released their first Impact report, which has a particular focus on

FI Extended school provision for GM Poverty Action

By David Bradley, Child Poverty Action Group Schools have a unique place within their communities. With an extended school day, schools can and do

FI GM Living Wage City Region for GM Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Real Living Wage Campaign Update By John Hacking, Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign Co-ordinator. May 12th was a very significant date for

FI End Child Poverty for GM Poverty Action

New local child poverty figures show worrying trends By Graham Whitham, CEO Resolve Poverty Last week the End Child Poverty Coalition released new analysis

Confusion and stigma: half a million people missing out on Universal Credit as COVID-19 hit A Welfare at a (Social) Distance study, funded by

FI Socio-economic duty - Time for a step change for GM Poverty Action

by Graham Whitham It was good to see the launch of the Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission report last month. The Commission was launched

FI No Going Back for GM Poverty Action

By Helen Walker, Policy & Influence Worker, Macc Gorton and Levenshulme highlights the need for a radical approach to building resilient communities that can

FI Childcare costs for GM Poverty Action

Childcare costs rise as providers struggle to remain sustainable during the pandemic By Hannah May Parlett, Coram Family and Childcare Britain’s parents are paying

FI Local welfare - next steps for GM Poverty Action

Next steps By Graham Whitham In December, Resolve Poverty launched our Strengthening the role of local welfare assistance report. The report identifies good practice

FI Action for children for GM Poverty Action

Last week’s Budget announcement that Universal Credit will be cut by £20 a week in October is a setback for families. Imran Hussain, Director

FI LWAS events for GM Poverty Action

Events in March will explore strengthening local welfare provision Local welfare assistance schemes can play a central role in the local safety net, meeting

FI GM Living Wage City Region for GM Poverty Action

At the launch event for Living Wage Week 2020 on November 9th, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, called on every sector partner

FI Mental wellbeing for GM Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Mental Wellbeing conversation findings published By Charlene Mulhern, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership Findings from the Greater Manchester Mental Wellbeing

FI Wigan for GM Poverty Action

Why Wigan Council have made it their own responsibility to consider poverty Resolve Poverty is keen for socio-economic duty to be included in equalities

FI Poverty as a health issue for GM Poverty Action

By Simon Watts, Public Health Registrar on placement with Resolve Poverty Poverty can cause ill health, but ill health can lead to poverty. We

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