Date: 11 October and 8 November 2018
Location: Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB
Cost: Free with a £50 refundable deposit
We are running a series of regional workshops for the voluntary and community sector based on our digital tool, the Equality and Human Rights Framework.
This resource aims to help you use equality and human rights more effectively within your organisation.
We’re looking for people at voluntary and community organisations in the East Midlands to register for our Framework learning programme. These workshops will support you to embed equality and human rights into your organisation in order to strengthen your core aims, and improve outcomes for the people you support.
The deadline for registration is 9 October 2018.
Travel bursaries are available on a needs basis.
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‘If there is a negative shock such as divorce, it is often the female partner who bears the higher financial risk.’
This is according to the August 2018 report (pdf) from Age UK on women’s pensions, expenditure and decision-making in retirement
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Trust for London have launched a new initiative to strengthen the capacity of Deaf and Disabled People’s organisations (DPPOs) to protect and promote equal rights for Deaf and Disabled Londoners.
The funding programme closes on 17 October 2018.
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The main barriers to justice are the high cost of legal representation, the difficulty of navigating the tribunal process without support and a low level of knowledge about employment rights.
This is according to the September 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), since it came into force in 2013.
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‘Our approach to social care is unsustainable, not least because we wait until care needs are acute before we address them.’
The New Economics Foundation has published a August 2018 report on sustainable social care in the UK and the role of community businesses.
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