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SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

Bombshell report launched today laying bare the misery of Universal Credit

IN: Campaigning, Care and Support, Economics, Equalities, Labour Movement, Legal Aid and Advice

A ‘bombshell’ report and survey of nearly 1,200 Universal Credit claimants by the community section of Unite lays bare the misery of the scheme’s failed introduction with evidence of people becoming suicidal, going without food, being forced into debt and unable to ... Read more

MAY 29, 2019

Epidemic of mental health issues and stress for workers in our Sector

IN: Care and Support, Health and Safety, Sector News

A confidential survey of members working within the Community, Youth and Not for Profit Sector has revealed an epidemic of stress related illness and massive mental health issues with the survey finding that 80% of respondents had experienced workplace stress ... Read more

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Advice Workers Survey - Your chance to tell Unite!

IN: Care and Support, Legal Aid and Advice

Unite the Union have launched a new survey, asking their members in the advice sector to feedback about the day to day realities of funding cuts and worsening pay and conditions alongside a heightened demand from the public for services. Unite ... Read more

AUGUST 04, 2017

A win for NUBSLI!

IN: Campaigning, Care and Support, Disability, Equalities, Sector News, Terms and Conditions

In their first decisive action, NUBSLI (the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters) have won a victory over fees, terms and conditions with LanguageLine Solutions who hold one of the large government framework contracts. Under the National framework agreement interpreters' ... Read more

APRIL 24, 2017

The draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

IN: Care and Support, Sector News

The Government has after long delay published a response to the consultation on employer debt in relation to non-associated multi-employer pension schemes and in doing so is now consulting on specific proposed change in the law. The proposal is that, subject ... Read more

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

The greatest wealth is health

IN: Care and Support, Disability, Economics, Equalities, Labour Movement

Danby Health Shop is what a social enterprise is all about, with plans to employ and support members of the community with learning difficulties, and with a concern for the environment existing at the heart of the company's outlook. It has ... Read more

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