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The Work Foundation - More specialist nurses needed to improve work outcomes for people with IBD26/01/2015 16:35:55
A report released recently, Working Well – Promoting job and career opportunities for those with IBD, will call for an increase in the number of specialist nurses given the crucial role they play in supporting those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis - to stay in work. Lancaster University’s Work Foundation will also recommend that government services such as Access to Work and Fit for Work are reformed to better accommodate those with IBD, given it now affects around 300,000 people in the UK and costs the economy around £470 million each year.
IEA - Fixating on inequality will do little to help people out of poverty26/01/2015 14:38:12
Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy at the Institute of Economic Affairs has recently commented on Oxfam’s report on inequality.
IFFS - Low-income households with children and the very rich have lost the most from coalition’s tax and benefit changes26/01/2015 12:37:49
The coalition government has implemented a set of tax changes which, broadly speaking, have left middle income households better off and have hit high income households. Accompanying benefit changes have reduced the incomes of poorer working age households and reduced the incomes of most families with children.
JRF - ALMOST FOUR IN TEN FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ARE STRUGGLING TO MAKE ENDS MEET26/01/2015 11:41:27
Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income, with more than one in three having less than they require for a socially acceptable standard of living.