'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
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.
Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
Make a resolution to get tough this year
Each January, millions of us resolve to change things about ourselves in the coming year.
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.