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Archive | September, 2015

The Politics of Immigration: public attitudes & voting behaviour in the last election

British Future released a new report today, “The politics of immigration”, with analysis of public attitudes on immigration and voting behaviour in the election. It highlights that Labour needs to have more to say in answer to public concerns about immigration, and the Conservatives need to do more to restore public trust in the Government’s […]

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5k small sparks funding for individuals

Unltd have this week announced a £100,000 fund for social entrepreneurs who wish to establish a venture, or develop a new service at an existing venture, to work with refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Its essentially small grants and support. Eligible areas include: –          Organising & managing accommodation for those who need it; […]

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Immigration Bill published

This was written by Mike Kaye at Still Human Still Here. Immigration Bill published Here’s a letter from the Home Office outlining the main measures in the Immigration Bill. It notes that they received over 850 responses to the consultation on its proposals to reform asylum support and that it will publish a summary of those […]

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New safeguarding resources from LCC

Hi there, if you’re an organisation working in Leeds with a Safeguarding policy for either Adults of Children, you’ll want to look at these new resources from Leeds City Council . They include detailed guidance on how to write/revise your adult’s and children’s policies in line with the Care Act 2014 (i.e. the word docs at the […]

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Free webinars on Asylum Support – ASAP

Introduction to Asylum Support for Beginners Tuesday, 20 October 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am This introductory-level webinar, for delegates with no or limited experience working with asylum seekers, will provide an overview of the asylum support system, and equip delegates with the confidence to identify what type of asylum support a person might be entitled to. To […]

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