As adult education participation hits a 20-year low and funding reaches crisis point, a new report from The WEA "Empowering adults through education" – has revealed the transformative effect of adult education to individuals and communities across the country.
Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November. It is a UK-wide celebration of the campaign for a real Living Wage.
The research looks in detail at what households need in order to have a minimum acceptable standard of living. The figure is based on the minimum income standard for the UK, the product of research by the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.