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Read the latest news and views on Gingerbread’s work and the issues affecting single parent families today.

Next Steps Project 

Posted 10 June 2022

Next Steps is an exciting new project funded by City Bridge Trust that Gingerbread is rolling out in London, until March 2025. The project is running in Camden and Islington right now and next year we...

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Unfair benefit sanctions push single parents further away from employment

Posted 17 April 2018

Unfair benefit sanctions can result in single parents being less likely to find employment and take a severe financial and emotional toll on single parents and their children, with the situation set to worsen under...Unhelpful and unfair? also shows the first signs that Universal Credit risks making this situation worse, as more single parents – including those with very young children and those who are in work – are...

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