1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.

Today's story is about Sandra and Alex, a working couple in debt because of their  brief reliance on Universal Credit... It's time for a look at the UK Government’s new benefit system and its effect on full-time workers. For those that don’t know, Universal Credit is the UK Government’s grand plan to roll a whole … Continue reading In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.