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Discussion

Updated 1 December today at 20.08 by Ianb

LHA freeze

There’s none so deaf as those who will not hear (or in this case wear…

Updated 1 December today at 18.02 by shawn mach

Legal Aid: Civil news and updates

New from the Legal Aid Agency ... We are inviting tenders from 2018 Standard Civil…

Updated 1 December today at 17.15 by shawn mach

Charity Commission warns charities to avoid culture…

Blog post from ACEVO: Baroness Stowell, the current chair of the Charity Commission, has recently…


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The @LegalAidAgency is inviting tenders to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme services in Bedford and Reading rightsnet.org.uk/forums/viewthr… pic.twitter.com/7UBhH2Np9j

1 December, 2020

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It's now more common for people using food banks to be in debt to the government than to family and friends or payday loan companies theguardian.com/society/2020/d…

30 November, 2020

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More than half of people applying for financial support to self-isolate are being rejected in some coronavirus hotspots in England as councils report running out of cash and loopholes leave low-income families ineligible theguardian.com/world/2020/nov…


Rightsjobs

Ilford, currently home working – 7 December, 2020

EUSS Adviser (OISC Level 2)

Citizens Advice Redbridge
Full time
£32,418

Houghton Regis – 6 December, 2020

Welfare Benefits Adviser

Catalyst
35 hours per week
Up to £27,790

Derby – 9 December, 2020

Senior Welfare Rights Officer

Derby Advice, Derby Homes Limited
37 hours per week
SO2 £30,451 - £32,234


Training & events

Online Event – 9 December, 2020

Students and Benefits - An Update

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event

Online event – 9 December, 2020

Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal, Part 1

Benefits Training Company
Online event

Online event – 9 December, 2020

Income maximisation for carers

CPAG Scotland
Online event