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AUGUST 12, 2019

Insecure workers entitled to 28 days paid leave

IN: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Sector News, social care

In a blow against precarious work, senior judges have ruled all workers are entitled to a minimum of 28 days paid annual leave, even if they do not get given work or are not paid for parts of the year. The ... Read more

MAY 30, 2019

‘Crisis in Care’

IN: Housing, Sector News, social care

The first episode of a profoundly bleak but necessary two-part Panorama, Crisis in Care (BBC One), highlighted how the adult social care system is on the brink and in dire need of reform after years of austerity. This hard hitting documentary put a human face ... Read more

MAY 28, 2019

Tackling serious violence needs real investment in preventative services!

IN: Cuts, Homelessness, Housing, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers, social care

Unite has submitted its response to the Home Office's draft plans for a new legal duty to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence. Whilst Unite is supportive in principle with taking a public health approach to tackling serious ... Read more

FEBRUARY 08, 2019

Perverse childcare policy entrenching disadvantage

IN: Children, Equalities, Playwork, Sector News, social care

A report published by the commons Education Committee has found government early years policy is entrenching disadvantage and has called for an urgent reform of the 30 hours funded childcare offer. The Committee found that the government's "confused approach" to early ... Read more

SEPTEMBER 05, 2018

Government must get a grip on the social care crisis!

IN: Campaigning, Fighting Back, social care

We do not need to wait for the government to publish its long-delayed green paper on social care for older people in England to know that years of significant underfunding of councils, coupled with rising demand and costs for care ... Read more

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