Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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Name: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

Clarify 'revenge porn' laws say peers

More clarification is needed about the circumstances in which "revenge porn" cases can be prosecuted, peers say.The practice occurs when people post explicit images of former partners online to humiliate them following a break-up.Some MPs have called ... [Published BBC - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

How about some help for Generation Rent?

Financialisation of housing and rising costs are keeping the young stuck in rented accommodation A report published this week helped explain the economic pain that young adults have been feeling for years. The financial crisis and the recession hit them ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pay gap narrows between lower and average earners

THE pay gap between York's lowest earners and the city's average wage is narrowing after hitting a ten year high.The latest figures, recorded for 2013, show pay packets among both the lowest quarter of earners in York, and the lowest ten per cent of earners ... [Published York Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Welsh government updates guidance for community benefits in construction deals

☛  Want the latest procurement and supply chain news delivered straight to your inbox?  Sign up for the Supply Management Daily23 July 2014 | Gurjit DegunThe Welsh government has launched updated guidance to improve the impact of its community benefits ... [Published Supply Management - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Closing the money loop to build resilient local economies

21st July 2014Since the global recession began in 2008, we are becoming increasingly aware of the vulnerability of the debt-based banking system and the ease with which new money is lent into existence by the banking community as new debt.Meanwhile, the ... [Published Ecologist - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

More Brits registered as near-homeless

The number of Britons on the brink of homelessness has surged because of benefit cuts and rising demands on household budgets, a leading housing charity warns. The charity Shelter reported a huge rise in the amount of people calling into its hotline and ... [Published Press tv - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

England's poorest will live nine years less than the richest, according to stark new ONS stats

Millions of people across England are destined to die nine years earlier than they should - and have their lives blighted by ill-health prematurely - because they are poor. The shocking new figures, released by the Office for National Statistics, have ... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

£18,000 bill for event about poverty is revealed

£18,000 bill for University of York's Fairness Conference revealedUpdated 12:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014 in News By Mike Laycock , Chief reporterFrom left, Cllr James Alexander, Kate Green MP, Debbie Abrahams MP, Sophie Jowett, Henk Kool, vice mayor ... [Published York Press - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 13 reports

Pensioners Financially Better Off Than UK Workers

Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) published today has revealed that only those over the age of 60 have not experienced any drop in income since the financial crisis hit the UK.Working adults, together with the 20-something generation ... [Published IPIN Global - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Family with two children need an income of £40,000 to afford basic essentials

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s annual Minimum Income Standard (MIS) report , which looks at what members of the public think households need to achieve a ‘socially-acceptable’ living standard, shows that a couple with two children now need to earn more ... [Published Nursery World - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

New report warns welfare cuts hitting low paid

General The Joseph Rowntree Foundation warns that "for working families with children, if these [benefit] cuts continue, the opportunity to reach an acceptable living standard may not improve, even as wages start rising again in real terms."The report ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 5 reports

‘UK standards of living costs soar’

A UK report has revealed that the standards of living costs for British families have risen five times more than their earnings in the past six years. The report released by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) showed that a British couple with two children ... [Published Press tv - Jun 30 2014]

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"Cyber bullying, revenge porn, trolling and virtual mobbing are new phrases in our media vocabulary but they generally describe behaviour that is already criminal" he said
...Professor John Van Reenen of the London School of Economics argues in a paper that "low wages and weak investment mean a big fall in the amount of effective capital per worker and this accounts for most of the fall in labour productivity"
Stewart Halliday, assistant director for transformation and change at City of York Council said: "The gap in pay between the lowest earners and average earners is falling, and is one of the key trends we are examining as part of our poverty and economic inclusion strategy."
A spokeswoman for the Welsh government told SM that the guidance now reflects "emerging practice, current policy objectives and provides more detailed advice to support implementation"

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Clarify 'revenge porn' laws say peers [Published BBC - 9 hours ago]
How about some help for Generation Rent? [Published Gulf News - Jul 26 2014]
If Hadza nomads get by on 14 hours’ work a week... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Jonathan Owen: Less age, more suffering [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 24 2014]
Pay gap narrows between lower and average earners [Published York Press - Jul 24 2014]
Welsh government updates guidance for community... [Published Supply Management - Jul 23 2014]
Closing the money loop to build resilient local... [Published Ecologist - Jul 23 2014]
England's poorest will live nine years less tha... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
Poorest Britons will live nine years less than ... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
More Brits registered as near-homeless [Published Press tv - Jul 22 2014]
£18,000 bill for event about poverty is revealed [Published York Press - Jul 22 2014]
The Demoralised Economy [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Jul 21 2014]
Policy Exchange calls for "radical reform" of U... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 21 2014]
Prince faces future of gloom and wonders [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
SNP: Lib Dem bedroom tax u-turn underlines need... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 20 2014]
The 8 questions put to council leader James Ale... [Published York Press - Jul 19 2014]
Official figures 'underestimate disability pove... [Published The Fed Online - Jul 18 2014]
Official figures ‘underestimate disability pove... [Published Disability News Service - Jul 18 2014]
Barchester care home stars in ‘A better Life’ o... [Published Care Industry News - Jul 18 2014]
A better life for older people with high suppor... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Interview: Lord of the Hanover [Published Housing Excellence - Jul 18 2014]
HOW MUCH DO SALFORD PEOPLE NEED TO EARN FOR ADE... [Published Salford Star - Jul 18 2014]
Scotland’s economic growth at new record level [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Jul 18 2014]
What next for social landlords? [Published InsideHousing - Jul 17 2014]
Council tax: a chaotic way to impoverish the al... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
Welfare Reform (Cumbria) [Published They Work For You - Jul 17 2014]
SNP: Appointment of women to UK Cabinet does no... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 16 2014]
Youth employment 'suffered worst in recession' [Published Pay Stream - Jul 16 2014]
First year report card on York's bold vision to... [Published York Press - Jul 16 2014]
Young people suffering high unemployment and fa... [Published HRreview - Jul 16 2014]
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