03 November 2017
Our new research, conducted with the Institute for Public Policy Research, models the impact of cuts to social security over the decade.
24 October 2017
The changes in the labour market and social security systems affect both employers and, particularly low-paid, workers.
16 August 2017
Our Cost of a Child in 2017 report calculates the cost of raising a child in the UK based on the minimum income standard (MIS).
04 August 2017
This is a practical, comprehensive guide from CPAG and the Living Wage Foundation, which aims to help local authorities in London become accredited Living Wage employers.
11 May 2017
This report, published by CPAG and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, reveals the devastating impact of poverty on children's health as seen by doctors working at the frontline. Of a survey of over 250 paediatricians, two-thirds believe that poverty and low income contribute 'very much' to ill health among the children they work with.
21 September 2016
How much does it cost to raise a child in 2016? This annual research from CPAG and Professor Donald Hirsch, Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University, finds that parents working on the new higher minimum wage still cannot earn enough to provide an acceptable minimum standard of living for their children.
19 September 2016
CPAG and the Family and Childcare Trust map the current provision of extended schools in the UK and compare it with parental demand for services.
31 August 2016
Read the latest report from CPAG and Z2K in a series that examines how London council tax support schemes have changed in the last three years and analyses the impact these changes have had on claimants.
07 September 2015
London childcare costs leave many parents on the minimum wage little or no better off for working more, a new report warns. The report by Loughborough University’s Donald Hirsch, finds most of the costs children bring are similar in and outside London, but the capital’s housing and childcare costs associated with kids are dramatically different from the rest of the UK.
11 August 2015
Our annual research on the cost of raising a child finds families working on the minimum wage are on the brink of a new crisis in family finances that wil leave many struggling. While the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 remains high at £149,805, state support to help cover these costs is set to deteriorate sharply.