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The cost of poverty

In: Campaigning, Economics

New research into the effects of deprivation on Britain’s finances has found that poverty costs the UK £78bn a year in public spending and lost tax and suggests that more public spending is needed to break long-term cycle of poverty. Read More »

BSL/English Interpreters’ careers under threat

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back

NUBSLI (the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters) was set up in response to the threats faced by British Sign Language interpreters and translators, collectively making it clear that workers are not prepared to accept poor terms and conditions, unsustainable working conditions and inappropriate levels of remuneration. But due to government policy and the announcement of a national framework this threat presents a clear and present danger to the profession. Read More »

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