Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

CAB:  People not shopping around under the pension freedoms – (CAB:  4.5m people in insecure work ~ Surge in people seeking help from Citizens Advice with their pensions ~ CAB:  People being “priced out” of challenging employers by employment tribunal fees ~ CAB:  Patients hit by extra charges after poor dental treatment ~  Citizens Advice responds to CMA energy investigation)

NHS England:  Reflections from The Children’s Society on Carers Week

ScotGov:  £1m to tackle sectarianism – (ScotGov:  224 projects benefit from equality funding ~ ScotGov:  Boost for community decision-making)

Homeless Link:  Streetlink - 2016 Tech4Good Awards – (Homeless Link:  Providing support for women experiencing homelessness ~ HL:  LHA caps & Future Funding update ~ HL:  Making it Real for Housing with person-centred support ~ HL:  Trafficking & labour exploitation: new resources for homeless services ~ HL:  Refugee week 20-26 June - focus on Open Door North East)

EHRC:  Pay for damaged wheelchairs, leading Paralympian tells airlines – (EHRC  Wheelchair spaces on buses must be available to disabled people, bus companies told)

English Heritage:  Female Jousters to compete this Summer – (EH:  Art exhibition opens at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens)

Cancer Research UK - Being obese or overweight could cause 7.6m cases of disease by 2035

Diabetes UK - More than 500 children and young people have Type 2 diabetes

Age UK:  Loneliness among older men with poor health a growing problem

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