Document presenting the UK Government's strategy for making children and young people safer following a consultation on this issue.
National guidance from the Scottish Government on legislation, policies and practices to prevent and resolve homelessness. It provides practical guidance on how the legislation and related policies should be implemented.
It supports our objective that homeless people receive readily accessible services tailored to their needs.
The overall aims of the project were to provide an understanding of older people's experiences of poverty and their understanding of a range of indicators used to measure material deprivation.
As well as providing a rich description of older people's saving and spending habits, it also sought to understand how they interpreted material deprivation indicators. The project was based on indepth interviews and focus groups and was undertaken by the Personal Finance Research Centre at the University of Bristol.
Publication providing annual estimates of the proportion and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland and the distribution of household income across Scotland.
When using services, parents have reported that they encounter discriminatory attitudes from some professionals on the basis that they are poor. This learning object seeks to help you understand the positive steps that can be taken to building good relationships with parents in poverty.
While most research and government interest about poverty has focused on people who are currently experiencing low income, those who have a history of low-income experience have received less attention.
This report presents analysis of the persistence of low income from the Families and Children Study (a large-scale longitudinal study of families with children funded by DWP with contributions from Department for Children, Schools and Families and Department for Transport).
Study which examines the pressures which lead to employers offering low-paid, insecure jobs and also considers the scope for change.
This guide is an introduction to mentoring and befriending schemes for young refugees. Mentoring is commonly seen as a way of supporting young people to meet their education, training and employment aspirations. Befriending tends to concentrate more on supporting a young person emotionally, having someone to talk to and have fun with.
This publication presents annual estimates of the proportion and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland and the distribution of household income across Scotland.
The estimates are used to monitor progress towards UK and Scottish Government targets to reduce poverty and income inequality. The data published for the first time here are for the financial year April 2007 to March 2008.
Report looking at the issue of access to insurance for socially-excluded groups. Using research, it makes recommendations for extending access to insurance, especially contents insurance, and seeks to stimulate greater public debate about this issue.