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 19 June 2015
This report shows that families are not just struggling to pay for childcare – many are being pushed into poverty as a result of childcare costs. The findings indicate the significance of childcare costs, and the limits of the official child poverty measure in not taking these costs into account. The analysis is based on Family Resources Survey data, and was commissioned from Loughborough University by Gingerbread and the Child Poverty Action Group.