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Tories' welfare claims: a reality check

The Tories are at it again. They’ve been blowing their trumpet on Facebook: ‘We believe in rewarding work, giving people the security of a job and hope for a better future. 1,009 more words

A day in the life of a Community Care Assistant

Today Karen’s timetable includes visiting and helping 7 people, all with multiple disabilities.  Most of the people she helps are elderly, some have dementia or other mental health problems, one with anorexia.  359 more words

5 Quick Political Facts for Today (2/25/15)

A little bit of good news and a lot of bad…

It's budget day in Leeds ... now where were we with the Living Wage?

Interesting news from Bradford where the Labour-run council has announced it’s proposing to pay over 2,000 of its lowest-paid workers the “living wage” from autumn this year. 550 more words

Leeds City Council

Nottingham Living Wage on the up

Nottingham now has the highest Living Wage in the country. It follows the decision to increase the city’s living wage by 20 pence. The National Minimum Wage will rise by the same amount. 204 more words

Economy

Hold the Applause for Patricia Arquette's Oscars Speech

Last night, the Oscars took a turn into the political realm. From Neil Patrick Harris’ jab at the lack of diversity to John Legend & Common’s… 389 more words

Feminism