Posted 8 February 2021
New research report ‘The single parent debt trap’ published by Gingerbread and StepChange, the UK’s leading debt charity, reveals that single parents are more likely to be living with problem debt. The research also shows...
Published on 1 January 2013
Gingerbread, in partnership with the University of Bath, looked at the relationship between paid employment and mental health for single parents. The paper finds that being in work which allows single parents to balance work with looking after children has a positive effect on single parents’ mental health and wellbeing. However, working hours which single parents do not want (more or fewer) does not bring the same benefits.