Tag: Voluntary sector
With council spending on early intervention cut by 40%, ministers urged to prevent ‘crisis turning into catastrophe’.
UK charity’s survey finds almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their disability.
HMRC’s pursuit of backdated payments for workers providing sleep-in care could cost sector £400m, says Royal Mencap Society.
Sector leaders say they feel muzzled by 2014 legislation despite believing policies would prove hugely damaging.
PM urged to find more money in budget for patients with rare and complex conditions.
Supermarket chain ceases scheme, which allowed customers to donate food bought in store or brought from home, without announcing to media.
David Cameron sets out plan to improve life chances of the ‘left behind’, insisting strategy compatible with welfare cuts.
A ‘big society’ scheme born out of legal aid cuts has won back £1m in benefits for sick and disabled clients wrongly assesssed as able to work.
David Cameron’s discomfort over food banks typifies the right’s panic, confusion and denial over the causes of food insecurity.
A new study finds that vulnerable people who fall foul of benefit rules can be plunged into reliance on food parcels for up to half a year.
Government refusal to guarantee funding for schemes will force families to turn to food banks and loan sharks, say critics
Far from encouraging people on benefits to move into work, draconian Coalition welfare cuts push many of them further from employment, a study finds