Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
In case you missed them: Top 5 volunteering blogs
Our head of volunteering selects her five favourite blogs from 2013
Volunteers' Week: 'Volunteers are absolutely integral to our work' (video)
This Volunteers' Week, our chief executive thanks every one of our volunteers.
When Becky was 15 she met someone she thought really cared for her. But then things changed. Watch her story here.
Photo gallery: London Marathon 2014
36,000 runners, 2 record breakers and countless rhino costumes
Internet Safety Day: Make the internet safer for young people
We’re joining hundreds of organisations to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
Advent: 'The word of our God endures forever'.
Today Krish Kandiah opens up Isaiah 40.1-11 and invites us to reflect on fleeting ambitions that we so often chase, ambitions that are here today and gone tomorrow.