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This advice tracker logs the number of people on the citizens advice website, what they're searching for and what resources are trending. A fantastic resource to support our understanding of what the needs is now.
The Public Law Project are seeking one or two lawyers to litigate public law cases and contribute to their casework team. The successful applicant will join their team full time in London. Salary: £36,187 per annum, pro rata. Deadline: 4th May 2020
Northumbria Law School is collecting data on the impact that COVID-19 has had on support services for those experiencing domestic abuse and other types of gender-based violence,this includes feedback on the response of the courts and support services that operate within the court system. Please take their 10 minute survey to share your experiences.
In the wake of COVID-19 RCJ Advice and Rights of Women have expanded their FLOWS services to women experiencing domestic abuse and the frontline organisations who support them.
Teh Refugee Action Coronavirus Asylum Handbook draws together frontline organisations’ current and longer-term approaches and strategies to adapting their services and delivering support. It is not designed to be a service directory or map operational updates but it will signpost to the excellent advice, resources and policy updates that have been produced and are already in the public domain.
Quartet Community Foundation sets up Coronavirus Response Fund for Local Communities in the West of England
Published 03/04/2020 by Annie Pan
In response to the COVID-19 Crisis, the Quartet Community Foundation is calling for donations that will be directed towards providing essential support for vulnerable members of communities who may struggle with the impact and disruption brought by the pandemic in the coming months.
Law for Life have just created an Advicenow 'know-how' linking to guidance that is out so far on video hearings.
In response to many advice agencies moving their services to telephone only, Advocate has launched an online application form that can be accessed directly from its website, removing the need to be signed off by an advice agency, MP or lawyer.
JUSTICE are looking for a Strategy Fellow to support their Director and Board of JUSTICE on elaborating the next four-year strategy for the organisation. The successful applicant will join their team in London. Salary: £19,565 per annum. Deadline: 10pm on Friday 17 April. Interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 29th April.
UKAJI is launching a series of blogs, opinion pieces, and news summaries on the theme of Covid-19 and administrative justice to consider how this pandemic has, will do, should, or could affect administrative justice. If you are interesting in submitting or collaborating on a piece, or subscribing to updates on how the pandemic is changing administrative justice you can find more information here.
For all things housing law check out the specialist Nearly Legal website for England, run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field. The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing and landlord & tenant law. Issues covered include homelessness, possession and forfeiture, unlawful eviction, disrepair and housing fitness, regulation and licensing, service and major works charges, right to manage and anything else that interests us. Contents include frequent case reports, updates on statute law, guides and key documents.
This podcast talks about how technology can help charities be more prepared to support people with disabilities both inside and outside their organisations.
Centre 70 are seeking a Housing Caseworker to join their team in London for 28 hours p/w. Salary: £32,117 p/a pro rata. Deadline: 12pm Monday 20th April.
Cambridge House Law Centre are seeking a Welfare Benefits Solicitor to join their team in London for 21 hours p/w. Salary:Up to £35,000 p/a pro rata. Deadline: Thursday 9th April.
Cambridge House Law Centre are recruiting an Employment and Discrimination Solicitor to join their team in London for 21 hours p/w. Salary: Up to £35,000 p/a pro rata. Deadline: Thursday 9th April
Maternity Action are continually updating their website with advice and FAQs on rights and benefits in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maternity Action will be hosting a special webinar on rights at work and benefits for pregnant women and their families in light of the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday 23rd March 2 - 3pm. This webinar is targeted specifically at advisers working for CABs, charities and other similar organisations.
Community Foundation Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, has launched a Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund
The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund aims to help community organisations in two stages: Firstly, the Response stage, where they will help organisations who support older people and other vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 outbreak. Secondly, the Recovery stage, they will fund a wider group of local charities and community organisations whose operations and finances have been affected by the virus.
The emergency support fund has an initial £2m and will support community and voluntary organisations in London. The fund will be available to organisations facing immediate financial pressures and uncertainty because of the virus.
Regulations providing for those who self-isolate in accordance with public health guidance on coronavirus to be deemed incapable of work, for the purpose of claiming statutory sick pay, have been made and brought into force.