Job Opportunity with The Good Neighbour Scheme

The Good Neighbour Scheme logo

Part-time Manager Required This post is for 20hrs per week at £15 per hour This small, locally-based charity (CIO Registered Number 1192433) is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and dedicated individual to lead it into the next phase of its existence. The charity currently has approximately 80 volunteers, over 700 clients registered and 5 paid staff. […]

The Road to Coproduction – Supporting Identity and Life Goals

A Thought Piece by Hannah Chamberlain In my experience everything in a mental health service is a touch point, and tells us as users of services something about the identity and role we are expected to play in the time that we spend in the service environment. My very first experience of the mental health […]

Does the 2021 Budget discriminate against disabled people?

Inclusion Barnet logo. Underneath, 'DISABILITY RIGHTS FORUM'. The word 'FORUM' is slanted and written on a yellow placard held in a fist

In March 2020 the government announced a £20 uplift to Universal Credit, and in the March 2021 Budget the uplift was extended until September. But it doesn’t apply to people receiving ‘legacy’ benefits. Three quarters of those on legacy benefits are disabled people who receive Employment Support Allowance (ESA). With disabled people disproportionately impacted by the […]