Cafcass and the Centre for Child Protection at the University of Kent have launched an interactive online court simulation to help prepare separated parents for family proceedings.
City Bridge Trust launches a new grant focused on supporting staff resilience and mental health – deadline 14th June 2019
Published 03/05/2019 by Stacey Lamb
Research by mmadigital shows that cost and lack of understanding of legal services could see consumer clients try to avoid direct contact with lawyers.
April is Stress Awareness Month and there are some great online resources available for you to help tackle workplace stress
An acknowledgement of the important role that services such as lawyer for the day programs, court service centers, court clerks and self help materials play.
In response to an increased demand for employment law and discrimination services across England and Wales Job Law have recently welcomed Azra Choudry as a new member of their team.
Published 30/11/2018 by Roisin O'Connell
Against a backdrop of more people facing legal problems alone, two pro bono charities will explore how closer working can improve the contribution and co-ordination of pro bono advice and representation.
Refugee Action’s most recent report focuses on how the legal aid cuts affect the accessibility of advice for individuals seeking assistance on immigration and asylum.
LawWorks is pleased to announce our training session dates for Autumn 2018. The programme of training for LawWorks members and clinic volunteers aims to support the provision of pro bono legal advice. LawWorks also provides training in professional advice skills.
This entry examines a promising approach to promoting advocacy in the human rights sector.
On the 25th of September it will be the 10 year anniversary of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor (CLEP 10). This provides a great opportunity for members to spotlight access to justice issues.
CPAG (the Child Poverty Action Group) have launched the 'Early Warning System' project to record the impact of benefit changes since 2013 on individuals and families across England and Wales. You can record your experiences through their system now.
A poster has been made available by the British Institute of Human Rights to help practitioners identify human rights issues in any practice area.
The British Institute for Human Rights has made a workbook available for those with mental health or mental capacity issues and their advocates.
Supporting financial difficulty and mental wellbeing - what practical actions can organisations take?
In 2017, the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), as part of a series of events exploring the relationship between financial difficulty and mental wellbeing. Tackling areas such as suicide and debt, gambling and debt and money, mental health and ageing, the events have produced some initial practical ways that organisations can help people in financial difficulty who have mental health problems or are in other ‘vulnerable situations’ that may affect their wellbeing.
Dean Anthony Da Conceicao has released some straightforward tips on how to deliver the best and most effective services for people with autism.
UNICEF have released a new advocacy toolkit for LIPs and others dealing with children's legal issues.
A new step-by-step guide has been produced by Namati and the Open Society Justice Initiative to help those struggling to document their citizenship or legal identity.
The PSU is opening a part-time satellite service in Southend-on-Sea.
Free Seminar on homelessness legislation