Category Archives: Update
In April 2012 the rules for Working Tax Credit for couples with children changed. Previously, couples had to work at least 16 hours a week between both parents. Since April they will have to increase their working hours to at … Continue reading
Come and meet them at Disrupting Poverty in Leeds http://dispov.eventbrite.co.uk/ What’s thePeoplesPower.co.uk all about? In a few words – Collective Energy Purchasing. To sign-up (it’s free and there’s no obligation): http://www.thepeoplespower.co.uk/ We think the relationship between energy suppliers and household consumers … Continue reading
Nice work from the Children’s Society. This is a big issue in Leeds where some 4000 children a day entitled to free school meals who don’t take them up.
Having attended the last Disrupting Poverty event Feature Media, Interplay and Logistik decided to get together and try and disrupt poverty on their doorstep in the only way we know how – by being creative. Here’s what we’ve done so … Continue reading
At the last Dispov Leeds, Fuel Poverty was my big issue: if you’re spending a large proportion of your income on energy bills, a reduction will allow you a bit more financial flexibility. With schemes such as “Wrap Up Leeds” … Continue reading
Leeds aspires to be The Best City in the UK. But to the 23% of Leeds’ children who live in poverty, rising to almost 50% in some communities, this must seem a very distant goal. What can we do about … Continue reading