Universal Credit is a form of benefit given to people who earn below a certain level of income each year, who have a certain amount of savings and those with a certain level of capital this is also known as ‘Means Tested Benefits’. Mean Tested benefits include: Income based Job seekers allowance Income Support Housing […]
Invisible shackles that keep me there, holding me against my will and keep me scared. Day to night, night to day this is my life abused in everyway. Many different masks to show what they want me to do, but screaming inside please I don’t want to. I wandered along a path of promises of […]
The gender pay gap comes in two distinct numbers the unadjusted pay gap and the adjusted pay gap. The adjusted pay gap takes into consideration the differences of hours worked, job experience, qualifications and the chosen occupation and the unadjusted pay gap is a lot more prominent. The gender pay gap has been a battle for many years […]
Brexit? What does it mean? It simply means Britain leaving the European Union. What is the European Union? The European Union is an economical and political partnership in which it involves 28 countries. It allows for goods to be globalised and 19 of the countries use the EU’s currency which is the euro. They also […]
Mental Health is a very broad spectrum as there are many types and varieties of mental health disorders such as: Anxiety, Anger, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphia alongside Anorexia and Bulimia, Depression, Stress, Personality Disorders, Loneliness, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Schizophrenia and many other illnesses involving mental health. Anyone whether they […]
The House of Commons Women and the Equalities Committee stated that there is ‘routine and sometimes relentless‘ harassment on girls and women this can happen in parks, on the street, in public buildings, on public transport, in bars and clubs as well as universities and online. This is why they have made it paramount that […]
Hate crime is a crime motivated on the basis of prejudice actions which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim based on their disability, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age and religion. This can include verbal, physical, cyber, financial and emotional abuse, offences against property such as arson or graffiti ect. The Law Commission which is an […]
RES has employed an FGM Development Worker to work with communities that are affected by the practice of FGM. Over the next 2 months will be focussing on: A scoping activity to identify the demography of where practicing communities reside in Sandwell. Setting up coffee mornings and to engage with affected communities.
The government published its White Paper presenting the future relationship the UK wants to see with the EU. Document is available in French, Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Welsh, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene and Spanish. You can find it here.