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Resources

Here you can find further guidance and support and research relevant to the Perils and Pitfalls identified in our research. For research papers and thought leadership, go to the Risks in Life page

General Resources

Citizens Advice

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities

Advice Now


Free, accurate information on rights and the law

Samaritans

Safe place to talk at any time about any issues

Gov.uk

Government services and information

Girls’ Apprenticeship Gap

CII

Apprenticeships guide for parents

Institute for Apprenticeships

Guidance on finding the right apprenticeship for you

Female Financial Capability Imperative

Money Advice Service

Tools, calculators and advice on money, saving, debt and budgeting

Money Girl

Managing money more effectively for women under 35

Young Women’s Trust

Support for women aged 16-30 struggling on low or no pay and at risk of being in poverty

Young Money Blog 

Helping young people understand money matters

Make Money Make Sense

Financial advice for students, teaching aid for teachers

The Girls’ Network 

Connecting girls from the least advantaged communities with a mentor and professional role models

Savvy Woman

Advice on how to get more from your money

Money Nuggets

Financial education for women

Boring Money

Investment guidance

The Money Charity

Education, information and advice on money matters

Young Women’s Graduation Burden

National Association of Student Money Advisers 

Advice, information and training for students

Minimum wage/Living wage calculator

Calculator for workers

Women’s Pensions Deficit

Pensions Advisory Service

Pension information and planning tools

PLSA

Guidance on achieving a better income in retirement

State Pension 

Information about your state pension

Pension Wise

Guidance about your pension options

Women’s Wellness Threat

Association for Post-Natal Illness

Support, education and information

NHS

Mental health services in England

NHS UK 

Menopause treatment, overview and symptoms

Breast Cancer Care

Treatment, support and information

British Heart Foundation

Women’s heart matters magazine

World Health Organisation

Women’s health

Longevity Trap

NHS

Social care and support

Age UK

Advice and support

Which? Elderly Care

Advice about caring for older people

Dementia UK

Support for families facing dementia

Alzheimer’s Society

Information and support

Carers UK

advice, information and support for carers

Motherhood and Caring Penalty
/ Flexible Working Sacrifice

Mumsnet 

Website where parents can pool knowledge, advice and support

Talent Keepers

Support for employees and educating employers on returning to work

Work Happy Mums

Support for working mothers and guide and advisor for employers

Working Families

Advice and information for working parents and supporting employers to create a better work-life balance

Divorce and Separation Setback

Child Maintenance Service or Support Agency

Financial support information about your child’s living costs when you are separated

Relate 

Relationship support for individuals, couples and families

Relationships Scotland

Family support services across Scotland

OnlyMums / OnlyDads 

Support for parents during separation and divorce

The Centre for Separated Families

Information and advice for everyone affected by family separation

Click

Relationship support from a mobile-friendly platform

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

Splitting Up? Put Kids First

Online space where separated parents can work out how they will support and care for their child

Domestic Abuse Danger

Rape Crisis

Sexual violence support, counselling and information services

Refuge

Domestic violence support

Hidden Hurt 

Domestic abuse information

Women’s Aid

Domestic abuse information and support

DrugRehab.com

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence and Substance Use

vpnMentor

Internet Safety Guide for Women

The Recovery Village

Domestic violence resources

Cohabitation Pitfall

Citizens Advice

Legal differences between living together, getting married and entering a civil partnership

Advice Now

Cohabitation rights

Gender pay Gap

Office for National Statistics

Understanding the gender pay gap in the UK