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Archive | August, 2015

Have you given your views on care contributions?

Lincolnshire County Council is considering changes to its policy about the contributions adults are asked to pay towards their non-residential care and support. Make sure you have your say to influence the future policy. Take part online or request the questionnaire by post. The consultation closes on 28 September. http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/residents/adult-social-care/public-consultation-contributions-policy/126141.article

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Cost to charities of National Living Wage likely to be £500 million

Lincoln academic Stephen McKay, Social & Political Sciences, recently calculated that charities might need to find an extra £500 million to pay for the new National Living Wage at £9 or above in 2020. The research underlying the claim was published by the Third Sector Research Centre at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/generic/tsrc/documents/tsrc/working-papers/BP-on-National-Living-WageSMc.pdf And was covered by the Third […]

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Volunteer fair to show you what’s on offer and how to get involved

Organisations based at West Lindsey’s new Public Services Hub at the Guildhall are joining forces to improve the support and advice available to their customers. Citizen’s Advice, Volunteer Centre, Lincolnshire Credit Union and West Lindsey’s Digital Champions are hosting a volunteering drop-in event on Wednesday September 23 to search for volunteers to support their services. […]

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