• October 5, 2017

    More and more social tenants in Scotland are struggling to pay the first month’s rent in advance as a result of welfare reforms, making it even more difficult for them to find and keep a home, according to a report from Shelter Scotland.Published in collaboration with Scottish Federation of Housing Associations.

  • March 9, 2017

    Mental health and the pressures of school life are among the topics about which young Methodists have told the Church they would like support and guidance.

  • December 22, 2016

    Turn2us, a national charity that helps people in financial hardship, has seen a dramatic rise in people using its Benefits Calculator to work out what welfare benefits they are entitled to and how a change of circumstance could affect what they are currently receiving.

  • May 30, 2016

    A major United Nations meeting focusing on the world's least developed countries closed yesterday  in Antalya, Turkey, with a call for greater support to the world's most vulnerable nations, and the adoption of an outcome document paving the way for further concrete action and progress in the years to come.