A warm message from Lurine Cato in support of Christingle
Lurine Cato is supporting The Children’s Society’s annual festive campaign, Christingle, which is raising money for the charity’s work with children whose lives are blighted by poverty.
'Interning here is even better than expected'
Our HR Intern Stella discusses the impact of her work.
Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
Unexplored Riches in Medical History project
Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.
Why we love messy Christingle [updated]
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
Advent: Sacrificial Saviour
Frozen or warm? Generous or scrooge-like? Chine Mbubaegbu looks at the extremes in Disney’s Frozen to encourage us to think about the contrast between the darkness and light, the call to be brave in the dark as we move towards the light of salvation.
Five different illustrations of the Christingle by Dave Walker
Cartoonist Dave Walker playfully draws the Christingle in its traditional form and in a handful of alternate styles
Dressing as a dinner lady at Labour party conference
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
More than words?: Do 'missing' and 'absent' make young runaways safer?
While there is evidence that new policing terminology can save money, the data that they help young people is lacking
What rise in the national minimum wage?
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
The big changes Universal Credit would bring for my family
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes
We need to do more to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
As recent scandals in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere highlight the need to protect children from sexual exploitation, our policy officer highlights things we should do.