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Charities told to keep quiet or lose government contracts

In: Campaigning, Sector News

New research reveals that charities and other voluntary groups are often absent from campaigns to tackle the root causes of poverty. A report released today shows that voluntary groups, especially those under contract to government, face threats to remain silent about their experiences and many are fearful to speak out in case they lose their funding or face other sanctions.  Read More »

Two triangles and square meals

In: Pay, Sector News

With over 1.4m people employed on zero hours contracts, the increase in levels of underemployment and unemployment, low and falling income and rising food and fuel prices is making the choice between eating and heating now seen as the norm? Read More »

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