Our policy team learns from our national practice base and our groundbreaking research to find solutions to the problems children face today. We also lobby the government to see that the government implements these solutions.
Opportunity for energy companies to show some warmth
As temperatures drop, high costs of gas and electricity can see low income families living behind cold doors
The Chancellor’s first Autumn Statement should set a new direction
Laying out a new direction for the economy is going to be extremely tough for the Chancellor. In turbulent times we urge the Chancellor to focus on the lives of our poorest children and young people and do everything he can to help them thrive.
Give children and families in debt space to breathe
2.4 million children are in families who have fallen behind on their debts and need the protection of a legally binding breathing space scheme to protect them from bailiff visits, enforcement action and rising fees and charges
Anti-bullying week: children's voices
The Anti-Bullying Alliance is shining a light on bullying and encouraging teachers, parents and children to use their Power for Good to help combat bullying throughout the year.
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
Break the darkness with the light of Christingle
We shuffle in, out of the cold. It isn’t long before we are handed a bizarre object. As the lights fade, sweets are stealthily swallowed.
Christingle Joy at Kingsley School Bideford
Our Christingle Service at Kingsley School has been taking place for over 20 years and it is, together with our infant Nativity service, the highlight of our Autumn Term. It is a time when we can all pause, think about our lives and those of others less fortunate and how we can make the world God has given us a better place.
Open the doors to your Christingle and spread hope in your community
One of the things I love most about Christingle is the opportunity that it gives us to reach out to people we probably wouldn’t normally see in church.
When we sing Christingle at our school
Christmas at St Nicholas School is always a special occasion as we remember the patron saint of our school just before Christmas.
What was Boaz before he met Ruth?
Grab yourself a cup of tea and enjoy these one-liners from the witty Kate Bottley.
You can make a huge difference on Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a fantastic day where social media users around the world take time out to support their favourite charities and celebrate positive changes they can make in the world around them. This year it will be held this Tuesday, 29th November.