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 14 November 2014
A review of benefit sanctions policymaking, looking at the evidence base on outcomes as a result of benefit conditions and sanctions and the latest government data. The report finds single parents are more likely to get a referral overturned than other claimants. A snapshot of recent calls to Gingerbread’s helpline illustrates how poor quality decisions by jobcentre advisers mean many single parents are wrongly threatened with sanctions.