Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
Seriously Awkward school holidays
Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.
Why does International Missing Children's Day matter?
A young person and staff members talk about the wide range of work we do to support young runaways
Try two of our most popular interactive pieces
As we near the anniversary of our first interactive data piece, we're looking back at some of the pieces we've published in the past year
Advent: The importance of prophecy
Sharing prophetic visions requires bravery because speaking truth to power is often not easy or comfortable. Bishop Tim encourages us to pray for the courage to be brave and truthful.
Meet our young trustees: Robert
Robert, a young carer from Surrey, is one of our young trustees. Here he tells us about his experiences.