In the social care sector, there will be a funding gap of £2.2–£2.5 billion in 2019–20. This is according to a June 2018 joint report by the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees on the long-term funding of adult social care.
Families need a third more income to make ends meet, and pensioners need twice as much, compared to 2008. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published a 2018 update of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) for the UK and a report on continuity and change in household budgets and living standards over the last ten years.
Date: Monday 16 July 2018 Time: 2-3pm Cost: Free Friends, Families and Travellers and Homeless Link are holding a webinar to launch their Inclusion Health Tool for VCSE organisations.
The UK is performing well on 24% of the targets relevant to domestic delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals. This is according to a July 2018 report by the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD) which calls for Government leadership and cross-sector action for achieving the SGDs.
A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
We must widen understanding about the impact on women otherwise those who are disadvantaged the most by reason of ethnicity, class, income and citizenship will be truly left behind by Brexit. This is according to a June 2018 article by PolicyBristol Hub which summarises discussions from a symposium on women’s equality and Brexit.
Inequality is plainly both a cause and result of failures in human rights protection. This is according to the June 2018 report by Just Fair on socio-economic inequality and local authorities.
London’s productivity has fallen by 1% over the last decade, compared to an increase of 1.5% across the UK as a whole.
This is according to the June 2018 report by Trust for London on London’s economic and living standards performance.
As part of the drive to build the homes communities need, the Secretary of State for Communities has announced a multi-billion pound boost to social housing across England.
There is a growing perception that social mobility has declined and growing pessimism about the chances of improving one’s own financial situation over a lifetime.
This is according to a June 2018 report by OECD on social mobility across countries and the economic, societal and political consequences.