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Benefits calculator

Find out information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours.

Debt tes

If you are struggling with debt issues, this free test from the Money Advice Service could help you start to get your finances back on track. 

money

This free Budget Planner from the Money Advice Service puts you in control of your household spending and analyses your results to help you take control of your money. 

Stressed person

This factsheet addresses how you should be able to reduce anxiety around your workload with practical tips to help ground you despite the piles of paperwork!

Better sleep tips

Stress or too much work can keep you up all night. Don't underestimate the importance of a quality night's sleep, says Kathryn Lovewell.

Woman crying

Experiencing a divorce or separation can be one of the most emotional and stressful times in your life. Trying to juggle day to day life when you are going through such a change and loss can leave you feeling drained and overwhelmed.

Teacher in a classroom

We worked with the national charity for families, Family Lives, to produce an online resource: 'Guidance for Head Teachers and School Staff: How to Support Pupils' Parents'. The guidance offers advice to educational professionals on how to better work with their pupils' parents and where they can go for additional support.

School kids by bus stop

In partnership with Parentline Plus (now Famliy Lives) we reviewed the extensive literature and many studies examining the link between parental engagement and pupil attainment, behaviour and attendance.

School gates

In 2007 we conducated a joint survey with British Council for School Environments (BCSE) conducted of 530 teachers on school buildings. This report summarises our findings and the subsequent recommendations we made to make building investment even more beneficial for schools.

Research segments

An independent piece of research was commissioned in 2013 to measure the demand and supply of wellbeing support services.