Recent projections suggest that levels of income inequality are likely to increase over the coming years if government policy does not change.
This is according to the March 2018 research briefing paper on income inequality from the House of Commons Library.
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‘Participants who were already financially and socially vulnerable, reported that Universal Credit (UC) made them to fall into a cycle of debt and serious hardship that they were now struggling to recover from.’
This is from the March 2018 report (pdf) from BritainThinks, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the experiences of people living on Universal Credit. Continue reading “Joseph Rowntree Foundation and BritainThinks report: Learning from Experiences of Universal Credit”
Citizens Advice is recruiting a User Researcher on a 12 month fixed-term contract, in London. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018.
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Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.
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