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Not quite our usual fodder, but if you have the means and can support this event it is a VERY worthy cause.  A Leg To Stand On ("ALTSO") is a registered charity providing free, high quality prosthetic limbs, orthotic devices, and wheelchairs to...

We are making some progress in our 'wayleave' battle with Virgin Media who have needed permission to dig a trench to lay a broadband cable. Two letters were sent but not recieved say Sapphire Property Management Ltd, but now an email was sent with a...

The Scottish Government’s proposed Income Supplement, and help as many people as possible break free from poverty which has been on the rise in Scotland Think tanks IPPR Scotland and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) combined to say plans for a ne...

The March 2019 Quarterly Employment Survey results were published at 9.30am this morning. The key points are: The number of (seasonally adjusted) employee jobs in March 2019 was estimated at a record high of 778,240. This was an increase of 4,010 job...

Esther McVey has been forced to apologise to people failed by Universal Credit system. The Tory leadership candidate was questioned over how use of food banks rocketed during her time as Work and Pensions Secretary. The former Work and Pensions Secre...

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, T.D. - has announced a nationwide information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the Government’s Working Family Payment scheme and to alert employees that they may qualif...

US Unemployment at Record Low

Saturday 08 June, 2019

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in May – the lowest unemployment rate since 1969 – according to the latest report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This marked the fifteenth month with the unemployment rate at or below 4%. ABC...

Sustain, are running a campaign to raise awareness of the lack of take-up of Healthy Start vouchers. These vouchers are available for pregnant mums and babies and can be used to buy fruit, vegetables, milk and infant formula. An estimated £28.6m wort...

The causes of NI’s serious waiting list backlog have been well documented. Waiting times have been escalating since 2014, as pressures on the health budget meant limited funding was available to suppress waiting time growth. Significant and sustained...

US Employment Stays Steady

Friday 07 June, 2019

US total nonfarm payroll employment edged up in May (+75,000), and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services and in health...

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ABCorgdotnet Car Industry Facing Tough Times - Association of Pensions & Benefits Claimants CIC https://t.co/7GBtbZtFu1
ABCorgdotnet Esther Mcvey Apologises for Universal Credit And Escalating Food Bank Use On Good Morning Britain - Association of… https://t.co/yRgleXHgvw