Among people aged 16-24, unemployment rates were highest for people from a Black background (26%) and from a Pakistani or Bangladeshi background (23%) in the year to March 2018.
This is from the August 2018 report from the House of Commons Library on unemployment trends in the UK.
‘Most people in Scotland (59%) identify as Non-religious’, says an August 2018 report (pdf) from Humanist Society Scotland on religious affiliations and beliefs in Scotland.
“You can be under the age of 25 and living on your own, like me, and you get less pay than someone in the same situation as you but who is older. Age is the only difference”. This is from the July 2018 report (pdf) from Young Women’s Trust on the discrimination young people face when …
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‘An economic shock after Brexit and cuts to public services will hit women hardest.’ This is according to Mary-Ann Stephenson, Director of the Women’s Budget Group, who discusses how Brexit could unfairly affect women in a podcast epsiode by the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services.
Date: 10 October 2018
Location: 5th Floor, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) invite those working in, or connected to the health and social care sector in London to their first Inclusion Solution gathering.
This event is part of a series of gatherings where the RCN London region facilitate different thinking and action around leveraging inclusion as a long -term solution to tackling many of the issues facing London health care workforce.
Mind is recruiting a Senior Parliamentary Officer to lead the strategic direction of Mind’s work in Westminster. The position is full-time and based in Stratford, London. The closing date for applications is 28 August 2018.
The Autism Act (2009) places a duty on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to publish a strategy for meeting the needs of autistic adults in England, and to review it from time to time.
In August 2018, the Think Autism Strategy (pdf) itself has not changed, but the implementation activities required to deliver its intended outcomes, and who will do what, have been clarified.
The EU referendum could have resulted in a Remain victory had it not been for a range of austerity-induced welfare reforms. This is according to research by Thiemo Fetzer, from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy at the University of Warwick.
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is recruiting a Justice First Fellow / Trainee Solicitor on a full-time basis, in London. The closing date for applications is 17 September 2018.
Even after the inclusion of state benefits, families with children face higher levels of poverty than other demographic groups. The Children’s Commissioner for England and IFS have published a June 2018 report which measures total public spending on children, including benefits, education spending, services for vulnerable children and healthcare.