Poverty Alliance launches general election manifesto

Poverty campaigners have today published their demands for the next UK Government, with calls for a range of policy commitments to help stem the rising tide of poverty. In Righting the wrongs: A manifesto to tackle poverty, the Poverty Alliance urge the next UK Government to put solving poverty at the heart of all that … Read more

New Real Living Wage rate of £9.30 is announced

+ The Living Wage Foundation announces new real Living Wage of £9.30 per hour, up from £9, an increase of 30p per hour + The rate is independently calculated to reflect the increased cost of living and is £1.09 per hour more than the minimum wage (for over 25s) + Over 6,000 UK businesses currently pay the … Read more

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