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Productivity innovations need to have workers at the centre: they hold the key to unlocking productivity.
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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation today called for real action in the November budget, as the Government presented the first Queens Speech in over two years, which JRF says failed to address the concerns of low-income voters
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A landmark report by the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) bringing together four years worth of political attitudes research shows how low-income voters could prove to be a crucial force at the next election.
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Low-income votershave been locked out of policy-making and debate for too long. How can politicians gain their support and trust in the next election and beyond?
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A person#39;s ethnicitycan meanthey#39;re more likely to be locked in poverty than other people. It#39;s the right thing to do to change our policies and systems to enable everyone tobreak free from poverty.
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Poverty in Scotland 2019 looks at the impact that governments have had onpoverty in Scotland over the past 20 years and how this evidence can be used toinform policy development for the future.
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Our fringe event is a joint event with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).
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Shaping the agenda on work, social security and housing
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This briefing is the secondfrom a joint JRF and IPPR Scotland programme looking at the Scottish Governments proposals for a new social security payment to help more children break free from child poverty in Scotland.
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In Brighton last weekend, the Labour party conference buzzed with two big, emotive issues.
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Responding to Labours announcements on Universal Credit, Helen Barnard, Deputy Director for Policy and Partnerships at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation said:
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October is Black History Month. Here, Kimberly McIntosh, Senior Policy Officer for Runnymede Trust, the UK#39;s leading independent race equality thinktank, asks how the charity sector can lead the way in equality and justice.
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Disabled people of working age make up a third of care users in England. Many have been impoverished by high charges On Monday John McDonnell set out Labour’s new flagship policy on social care . A Labour government would provide free personal care for people over 65 who need help with washing,...
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Disabled people of working age make up a third of care users in England. Many have been impoverished by high charges On Monday John McDonnell set out Labour’s new flagship policy on social care . A Labour government would provide free personal care for people over 65 who need help with washing,...
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Hilary Adair died after ‘out of control’ animals attacked her in West Sussex The death of an 87-year-old woman killed by a herd of cattle must lead to greater awareness of the dangers the animals can pose, a coroner has said. Hilary Adair was knocked to the ground by belted galloway cattle at a...
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The Community Foundation NI are celebrating their 40th anniversary and in recognition of this they are launching the Older People’s Fund Micro Grant programme. Up to 40 groups who support older people can access up to £1000 for project support at an event organised by the Community Foundation NI...
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Today, the Trussell Trust has published its new#5WeeksTooLong: why we need to end the wait for Universal Credit report. This new research shows that in areas where Universal Credit has been rolled out for at least a year, food banks in their network have seen a 30% increase in demand.
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It should be our social security system – rather than foodbanks – that helps us keep our heads above water when were struggling. More flexibility in Universal Credit could make a big difference, says Iain Porter.
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Salary - 28,683 per annum Hours of work - Full time, 35 hours per week but willing to consider flexibility Location - The Homestead, York Term - Fixed term to December 2021
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Using our voices to build a movement for change. JRF#39;s and Frameworks#39; Institute#39;s third Framing conference - focused on the North of England.

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