Inside: Updated cost of Family Breakdown, RF and the Care Quality Commission, Relational Schools have launched their documentary at the House of Commons, RF has been involved with a new government consultation on Relationship and Sex Education in schools and plans for Marriage Week 2018! Read it here.
Updates and comment: 2016 Update Comment 2015 Update Comment 2014 Update Comment 2013 Update Comment 2012 Update Comment 2011 Update Comment 2010 Update Comment Original publication of When Relationships Go Right/When Relationships Go Wrong
£51 bn – the Cost of Family Failure to the taxpayer is large and growing Relationships Foundation’s ‘Cost of Family Failure Index’ is now estimated to stand at £51 billion, up from £37 billion ten years ago. This very large figure represents the financial cost of failure in our family and relational lives together as […]
Inside: RTN annual conference in September, Relationships Foundation now fully responsible for Relational Schools, FASTN/Status increases its reach, Marriage Foundation general elections manifesto and victory to Keep Sunday special in Belfast Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Relationships Foundation assumes full responsibility for Relational Schools Foundation, Marriage Week 2017 a huge media success, FASTN aspires to become an independent charity. Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
The long awaited book ‘The Relational Lens: Understanding, managing and measuring stakeholder relationships’ written by John Ashcroft, Roy Childs, Alison Myers and Michael Schluter and published by Cambridge University Press is finally here! What are the conditions within which people and organisations are more likely to form and conduct effective relationships? Can those conditions be more consciously organised in […]
Inside: The Relational Lens book launch, RTN members and partners day, ‘Status’ campaign team is growing and Marriage Foundation news. Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: The Relational Lens to be published in October, Family Test — the way forward, Relational Thinking Network members and partners day and ‘Status’ campaign starts with full force Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
During the past year Relationships Foundation has been supporting the development and launch of a new initiative that seeks to change attitudes and behaviour to enable more children to grow up safe, secure and nurtured by both parents. This family stability initiative has now launched its first campaign – called ‘Status’ – aimed at 18-25 year olds. The […]
Inside: Launch of Status, an online campaign by the Family Stability Network aimed at 18-25 year olds inviting them into a conversation about healthy, stable relationships. Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Keep Sunday Special defeats Government’s plans to deregulate Sunday trading hours, implementing the Family Test – a review of progress one year on and Relational Thinking Network event “The Third Force Awakens”! Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Keep Sunday Special launches #SundayPledge campaign and Relational Thinking Network Conference! Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Cost of Family Failure £47bn and still rising, Relationships Foundation to test the Family Test, Relationships Foundation at the Relationships Alliance and Marriage Foundation Manidesto! Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Relationships Foundation welcomes ‘the Family Test’, Keep Sunday Special campaign sees off new threats and new Relational Thinking Network blog! Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Inside: Prime Minister’s speech on the family, announcing the Relationships Foundation’s new website and an update on the Keep Sunday Special campaign! Right click the image to view the Newsletter in your browser.
Relationships Foundation, The Family and Childcare Trust and Relate have reviewed the implementation of the Family Test. This report seeks to identify how successfully the Family Test has been implemented to date and what can be learnt to ensure the Test becomes an integral and effective part of the policy making process. For further information, please […]
Cost of family breakdown reaches record high Relationships Foundation’s updated annual “Cost of Family Failure Index” reveals that the 2016 cost of family breakdown to the taxpayer has increased for the eighth year in a row to £48 billion, up from 37 million in 2009. This means that the average taxpayer now shoulders the financial burden […]
Relationships Foundation’s updated annual “Cost of Family Failure Index” reveals that the 2016 cost of family breakdown to the taxpayer has increased for the seventh year in a row to £48 billion, up from 37 million in 2009. Despite cuts to government spending on services dealing with the fallout from family breakdown, soaring rates of […]
The cost of family failure now £47.31 billion – increase of £1.55 billion since last year. The cost of family failure continues to cost the public a huge amount. The Relationships Foundation’s annual index of the cost of family failure shows that the overall cost has once again risen – to £47.31 billion. This update […]
Relationship Foundation’s Research Director John Ashcroft makes the fiscal case for championing family policy in his recent guest post for Conservative Home, Britain’s leading Conservative blog for news. In his blog post John Ashcroft points out that any government facing both public expectations of improved public services and challenging fiscal constraints cannot afford to disregard the […]