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Equalities watchdog demands changes after care home abuses The UK’s equality watchdog has demanded that disabled and older people should have the legal right to homes in the community rather than being forced to live in institutions. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says concerns...
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Equalities watchdog demands changes after care home abuses The UK’s equality watchdog has demanded that disabled and older people should have the legal right to homes in the community rather than being forced to live in institutions. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says concerns...
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Mike Hawking gives three stepspoliticians can taketo start solvingthe long-standing problems holding low-income voters back, and preventing them building a better life.
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Salary - 28,683 per annum (33,683 if London based) Hours - 35 hours per week, full time, but willing to consider flexibility Location - York or London Term - Permanent
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Following the announcement on the Scottish Child Payment, Andrew Wenhamexplores therationale for the decision to bring the payment in for the under-sixesa year earlier than for all children.
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Forthe majority of low-income voters Brexit wasnt the main thing on their minds at the last general election. They were more worried aboutbeing trapped by economic inequalityand pulled under by austerity. Frank Soodeen looks at what might come up at the next one.
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Salary - 23,150 per annum Hours - 35 hours per week, full time, but willing to consider flexibility Location - The Homestead, York Term - 12 month fixed term contract (Maternity Cover)
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Today, the Social Metrics Commission published its annualreport showinghow many people are locked intopoverty according to its new measure.
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Over the past eighteen months, JRF has embarked on a process of organisational change designed to bring about positive impact in the real world. This blog tells our story so far, in the spirit of sharing and learning from others.
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Salary - 21,239 per annum Hours - Full-time, 35 hours per week Location - The Homestead, York Term - 12 month, fixed term contract
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The Go ON NI team are running a mini campaign to help raise awareness of courses available through various social media channels including: MyNI facebook MyNI Instagram MyNI twitter There are numerous Go ON NI courses being run over the next several months in local libraries and you can check our...
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JobReference:XAGAAA Location:York Salary: Competitive Closing Date:Monday 19 August 2019, 12 noon
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Police appeal for information after the 82-year was found near Turriff with "life threatening" injuries
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New data reveals badly missed targets despite increased use of private sector providers People with poor eyesight are being forced to wait almost six months for operations on the NHS to remove cataracts, official figures reveal. Patients in Herefordshire are facing average delays of 168 days – five...
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To mark another successful year of the Supporting Active Engagement project, Advice NI celebrated all the participants’ achievements with an event on 6th June 2019 at Belfast Castle. The event saw the graduation of older people who had successfully completed the 10-week Rights4Seniors digital...
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Responding to news from Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell that Labour will commit to eliminating in-work poverty over the course of a parliament, Claire Ainsley, Executive Director of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), said:
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Failure to plan for ageing population will also add to pressure on health and care services England’s small towns are set to swell with increasing numbers of elderly people as they reject city living amid a hidden housing crisis caused by a lack of appropriate homes for a rapidly ageing population...
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Failure to plan for ageing population will also add to pressure on health and care services England’s small towns are set to swell with increasing numbers of elderly people as they reject city living amid a hidden housing crisis caused by a lack of appropriate homes for a rapidly ageing population...
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Following the Prime Ministers announcement of a new body to monitor government efforts to tackle the burning injustices she identified on taking office, Claire Ainsley, Executive Director of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation said:
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The votes of people struggling to make ends meet on low incomes are up for grabs like never before and are set to have a bigger influence on who ends up winning the next General Election, according to a new landmark report on voter behaviour for the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

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