In July 2015, the Government announced that it would delay reforms of social care funding from April 2016 to April 2020.
In response, the House of Commons Library have published a February 2018 briefing paper outlining the postponement of these reforms.
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Over a third of the entire working population state that they do not earn enough to keep up with the basic cost of living.
This is according to the February 2018 report (PDF) from the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) on the state of the UK labour market.
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ROTA’s Equality Law Project aims to support frontline organisations to understand and use the Equality Act 2010.
The project has produced an online employment and anti-discrimination legal tool to support VCS organisations and their service users identify appropriate legal advice, support and representation in their local area.
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6 in 10 employers agree that a woman should have to disclose whether she is pregnant during the recruitment process.
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who have published the results of their survey on maternity discrimination in the workplace, in February 2018.
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Date: Thursday 12 April 2018
Location: Age UK London, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9NA
Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm
Age UK London and HEAR invite London-based organisations and businesses to their age awareness workshop.
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