Two-child tax policy exposes the hypocrisy of the Prime Minister, says UNISON

UNISON says the policy is pushing families into poverty

Make the NHS a living wage employer says UNISON

Poverty pay should have no place in the NHS.

A run on the bank

The rise of food banks are the most visible face of the poverty crisis affecting the UK in 2017 – they’re the country’s new emergency service. We spent a few days at one to find out more

Food banks hope to give Britain’s ‘hidden poor’ a festive Christmas

As Britain succumbs to a poverty crisis, food banks are calling on people’s support to help those less fortunate, including children, who are facing hunger

‘What kind of world have we created?’

Director Ken Loach talks about his acclaimed new film, which deals with the ‘conscious cruelty’ of the benefits system, leading people towards food banks and homelessness

Invest to tackle the scourge of poverty

Whether they are working to support children and families, or facing low pay themselves, UNISON members know the human cost of poverty

UNISON vows to tackle poverty across society and the deeply divided society it creates

National delegate conference gets underway with discussion on how to tackle the poverty affecting millions across the UK

A history man’s challenge for the future

Writer and veteran campaigner Harry Leslie Smith looks to the past and shares his hopes – and fears – for the future