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RESOLUTION FOUNDATION - Have just published this article in the Financial Times. Resisting pressure to spend more on disadvantaged groups is seen as part of the job by battle-hardened officials in the UK Treasury. But stripping away benefit increases...

PROTEST - Irish housing activists are building for the protest at 2 pm Saturday at the Custom House. The Customs House is an 18th-century building in Dublin, Ireland which houses the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. Soc...

UNEMPLOYMENT - Early indicators for July 2020 suggest that the number of employees in the UK on payrolls is down around 730,000 compared with March 2020. Flows analysis suggests that the falls in May, June and July are mainly because of fewer pe...

RT TV - Simon Collyer, ABC founder has just appeared on RT TV talking about the Renter's Reform Bill and a potential homelessness pandemic. We will have more on this appearance shortly and we hope a clip. Special thanks to RT TV producer Bouchra...

JOB LOSSES - It’s been confirmed that travel money firm Travelex has agreed a deal to stay in business, but at a cost of cutting more than 1,300 jobs in the UK - putting at risk its workforce at its two sites in Scotland at Glasgow airport and A...

TV LICENCES - Simon Collyer, ABC founder, appeared on the Sadie Nine show on BBC Essex radio  this morning. Our topic of discussion - the government ending free TV licences for pensioners over the age of 75, other than those receiving Pensi...

EVICTIONS - From 23rd August, evictions will restart with Civil Procedure Rules. It is unclear how these will work in practise will work in practice and provide any protection for renters struggling to pay rent due to COVID-19 says Generation Re...

GOVERNMENT – A new support service is being launched to help apprentices who have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 outbreak to find new opportunities. A new online and telephone support service for apprentices who have lost their jobs during the C...

DWP CHANGES - The Department for Work and Pensions has appointed Sarah Newton as Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Board. The appointment commences on 1 August 2020 and is a 5 year posting. She will replace Martin Temple at the conc...

HOMELESSNESS - New research from Shelter shows that nearly a fifth of private renting parents – 458,000 adults – are more concerned that their family will become homeless as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and a third feel more negative ab...

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