Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.
Are you eligible for a £140 payment towards your energy bills?
Our calculator helps you check eligibility for the Warm Home Discount scheme
Today’s heating-support announcement is a big step forward
While today’s news is good, it is vital the Government makes the Warm Home Discount automatically available to all families with children who are living in poverty
Watch Edward Timpson's message to young carers
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
Use our timeline to look at our history in Greater Manchester
As we launch our new initiative in Greater Manchester, take a look at all that we have done so far in the area
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
The scale of problem debt among families with children
Our new campaign, The Debt Trap, is about revealing the harm of debt on children and families – what is the scale of the problem we’re addressing?
Crying out for justice
The third week of Advent focuses on John the Baptist, whose message of repentance may be as hard for us to hear today as it was for his first listeners.
BenevoLent: I've given up bad carbs for Lent
This year I have decided to give up bad carbs for 40 days. This means, no white bread, anything made with white flour, potatoes and certainly no fast food.