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Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’
Working parents

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has said introducing penalties for people who work part-time and claim universal credit will “boost incomes for families”

Free school meals: Everything you need to know
Free school meals

Free school meals: Everything you need to know

We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and whether they are available over the holidays

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s easy and cheap recipe for rainbow halloumi couscous
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s easy and cheap recipe for rainbow halloumi couscous

Full Time Meals has plenty of delicious dinner ideas! Check out Tom Kerridge’s easy and cheap recipe for rainbow halloumi couscous

Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis
Cost of living

Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and simple recipe for carrot and courgette spaghetti
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and simple recipe for carrot and courgette spaghetti

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How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes
Summer survival guide

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays
Summer Survival Guide

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’
Parenting

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays
Summer survival guide

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

6 in 10 women say the cost of childcare was a reason they had an abortion
Childcare

6 in 10 women say the cost of childcare was a reason they had an abortion

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