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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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Single parent employment at record high

Posted 1 September 2016

Gingerbread responds to new findings that show level of single parents employment reaches new high. New statistics published today by the ONS [1] show that 66.5 per cent of single parents are now in work. Commenting on...

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