Tag Archives: Benefits

Consultation – Important Please Participate

Citizens Advice Shropshire has been calling on Shropshire Council to introduce consistency for Employment and Suppport Allowance (ESA) claimants and Universal Credit claimants in their Council Tax Support Scheme exemptions. This will ensure that the most vulnerable people who are … Continue reading

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Universal Credit – Published Resources

GCS Local are working with the Department for Work and Pensions to inform the public about the opportunities Universal Credit can bring and how people are able to claim.  The Cabinet Office’s Campaign Manager has asked for support in ensuring that everyone who … Continue reading

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Welfare Reform News

Benefit Mythbuster Launched Online Benefit Mythbuster is a new online web tool designed to help address commonly held myths and misconceptions about universal credit. People can choose from three options – ‘Starting a New Claim’, ‘Managing your Claim’, and ‘Solving … Continue reading

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Cancer Awareness Week At The Mayfair Community Centre

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Marches Growth Hub: Employee Engagement Seminar

Join the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire on Monday 23rd May 8:30am-10am for an Employee Engagement Seminar delivered by Always Consult Ltd Employee Engagement Seminar at the Marches Growth Hub – Shropshire, Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre, Vanguard Way, Shrewsbury, SY1 3TG – Monday 23rd … Continue reading

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Two Funds You Might Be Interested In…

The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) is a £15 million programme, jointly funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). It supports rural communities in England to develop … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE TO BOOK – FREE Event – Employ With Conviction This Friday!

THIS FRIDAY – The Shropshire Criminal Justice Forum are holding a FREE event for Business, Public Sector and the Voluntary and Community Sector organisations. The purpose of the event is to encourage employers to employ people with a criminal conviction … Continue reading

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Charities can nurture local economic growth as well as social capital

The social benefits of voluntary action are well understood – but do councils recognise the economic role of the voluntary sector? The Guardian have featured an article discussing how charities can support the economy and solve economic problems but are … Continue reading

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