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Top tips: balancing a social enterprise and pastoral care

Fifteen's programme manager, Tromie Dodd, gives her top tips for social enterprises working with young people
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Primary care can ease pressure on hospitals

Primary care can ease pressure on hospitals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Improved access to GPs and other community services will reduce burden, argue James Kingsland and Graham Roberts
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Four ways councils can help learning disabled people into employment

Four ways councils can help learning disabled people into employment | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Only 6% of people with learning disabilities have paid work, but, say Jimmy Flynn and Celestin Okoroji, councils can help them with initiatives such as work trials and job shares
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Call for GPs to improve elderly care

Call for GPs to improve elderly care | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Elderly people often feel there is no reliable alternative to hospital, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says, as he calls for improved care from GPs.
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David Cameron and Ed Miliband warned to make big changes after Tony Abbott’s election landslide in Australia

David Cameron and Ed Miliband warned to make big changes after Tony Abbott’s election landslide in Australia | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rupert Murdoch was quick to suggest the victory had been a result of voters being sick of public sector workers
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Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » This is how an Act to enforce tax transparency & prevent tax avoidance should work

Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » This is how an Act to enforce tax transparency & prevent tax avoidance should work | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The Lobbying Bill: Still Waiting for a Sensible Proposal

The Lobbying Bill: Still Waiting for a Sensible Proposal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On Thursday the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, led by Graham Allen MP, published its report on the Bill. It castigated all Parts of the legislation, and said rightly that it should be withdrawn and redrawn.
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This Is The Best Anti-Walmart Protest Ever (VIDEO) -

This Is The Best Anti-Walmart Protest Ever (VIDEO) - | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
When these Walmart workers tried to deliver a petition, the managers refused to take it. You'll be amazed by what happens next.
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Taxpayers' Alliance Shows No Understanding of Unemployment - Or Economics

Taxpayers' Alliance Shows No Understanding of Unemployment - Or Economics | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Alliance, despite its name, doesn't represent the views of taxpayers.
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The UK economy unspun | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

The government are fond of showing how the recovery is going well, thanks to their austerity policies, but it's seldom the full story. Here's a quick look at the real numbers behind three of the statistics you may have heard recently.
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Syria: Say Hello to Evil

Syria: Say Hello to Evil | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I am increasingly confronted with the notion that the outside world just isn't the concern of the United Kingdom, and this represents a great isolationism, which I believe to be irreconcilable to a generally internationalist - and truly libertarian...
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Labyrinthine legal services regulation 'needs to be streamlined'

Labyrinthine legal services regulation 'needs to be streamlined' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Legal Services Board recommends replacement of 10 separate bodies with an Ofcom-style regulator
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US open to Russian proposal for Syria to hand over chemical weapons

US open to Russian proposal for Syria to hand over chemical weapons | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Russia's suggestion for Syria to place weapons under international control made after apparent stumble by John Kerry
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Can personalisation in social care succeed in a time of austerity?

Can personalisation in social care succeed in a time of austerity? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
All homecare should be designed around the needs of the individual - the summit hosted by Norman Lamb needs to help make this happen, says Martin Routledge
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Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers

Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
1.2 million children in the UK have dyslexia so it's important teachers understand how to support pupils with the disability. David Imrie shares his techniques and insights
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Work Test Whistleblower: The Findings Of The Audit That Followed The Earlier Audit Of Atos Audits

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Disability tests examined by council

Disability tests examined by council | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An investigation into the impact of the government's disability assessment process on applicants is to be undertaken by Bradford Council.
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Professor Emeritus John Weeks - A Real Economist - Debunks Osborne's Arrogant Claim That We Have 'Turned A Corner'

Professor Emeritus John Weeks - A Real Economist - Debunks Osborne's Arrogant Claim That We Have 'Turned A Corner' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters from Desolation Row UK
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The Government considers itself to be above the law.

The Government considers itself to be above the law. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Government says that Atos offices are totally accessible and very fair .... ...but then this Government says an awful lot that's utter twaddle, as we know only too well. For example, despite th...
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Fixing the Banking System Means Putting Party Politics to One Side

Fixing the Banking System Means Putting Party Politics to One Side | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
You can be sure that most of my colleagues in the European Parliament do not embrace the concept of the free market. Day after day, I hear them speaking up for state intervention or attempting to regulate away risk.
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Study Finds Big Agriculture Subsidy Over Payments: $17 Million; Food Stamps? $0 -

Study Finds Big Agriculture Subsidy Over Payments: $17 Million; Food Stamps? $0 - | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
While congress is busy cutting food stamps for the hungry, the USDA finds big agriculture to be the real welfare cheats.
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'It's Very Important To Have Access To Legal Weapons'

'It's Very Important To Have Access To Legal Weapons' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson has launched a robust defence of the DSEI arms fair, as critics warn that Russia should be banned from attending the London arms show as the state's arms exporting wing has supplied Syria's Assad regime.
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UK GDP growth limited to 1% in longer term, economists warn

UK GDP growth limited to 1% in longer term, economists warn | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
IEA paper predicts a post-crisis era of sluggish growth, tempering recent good economic news stories
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Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Men with smaller testes more likely to take charge of parenting jobs and reacted more strongly to photos of own children
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