Poverty Alliance

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Langstane Housing Association has become an accredited Living Wage employer. Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Langstane Housing Association receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 This rate is higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £8.72 per hour introd

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More than 100 charities, faith groups, academics, think tanks, poverty campaigners and trade unions have today written an open letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon which calls for a direct financial boost for all families living on low incomes to support them through the coronavirus crisis.

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More than 40 of Scotland’s leading children's charities, faith groups, trade unions, community groups and anti-poverty organisations have joined civic organisations from across the UK to call on the Chancellor to increase child benefit by £10 a week per child to help families through the

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Accredited Living Wage employer the Kingdom Group has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the Living Wage campaign by taking the decision to implement the latest Real Living Wage. Bill Banks, Kingdom Group chief executive, and HR officer Jillian Shepherd, supporting the ‘Making Glenrothes A

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The Highland Council, the largest employer in the Highlands, has achieved Living Wage accreditation. Highland Council, which employs just over 10,270 staff across the Highland area, also applies the living wage rate to apprentices. The accreditation means there is an ongoing commitment to encourage

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Staff and board members at Ardenglen Housing Association learned first hand the scale of the challenge to tackle poverty this week at a special summit focusing on poverty and regeneration. (from left) Audrey Simpson, Ardenglen chair Maureen Cope MBE and Peter Kelly

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New figures released by the Scottish Government's annual Health Survey have indicated that more people living in Scotland have been worried about running out of food in the past year.

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