CPAG November E-Bulletin & Updates

November e-Bulletin: claimant commitments The Early Warning System collects evidence from advisers about how changes to the benefits system are affecting their clients. We use this data for campaigns, in discussions with Government, and to produce advice resources.  This month, we have heard a … Continue reading CPAG November E-Bulletin & Updates

Uber workers win right to increased pay conditions

Uber will give workers’ rights including the minimum wage from today to all of its more than 70,000 British drivers.The move which will be beneficial Uber employees, follows the ride-hailing app lost Supreme Court case last month, and is a … Continue reading Uber workers win right to increased pay conditions

BT in Compensation Court For Past Landline Charges

OUTCOME COULD SEE BRITISH TELECOM PAY OUT £600 MILLION IN PAST HISTORIC COMPENSATION TO THEIR CUSTOMERS Legal action has been taken by  Justin Le Patourel, founder of Call (Collective Action on Land Lines) against British Telecom (BT) seeking compensation for … Continue reading BT in Compensation Court For Past Landline Charges

‘Mean’ School Meals Parcels Scandal!

The government promised to feed children on free school meals during the coronavirus crisis. However by replacing free school meals vouchers with ‘woefully inadequate’ food parcels, children up and down the country are going hungry. By hiring private companies to … Continue reading ‘Mean’ School Meals Parcels Scandal!

Rogue Employers Named and Shamed

Almost 140 companies, including some of the UK’s biggest household names, are being named and shamed today for failing to pay their workers the minimum wage. Investigated between 2016 and 2018, the 139 named companies failed to pay £6.7 million … Continue reading Rogue Employers Named and Shamed

Rishi Sunak Offers £750m to Charities

OFFER OF £750 MILLION TO CHARITIES ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR IMPORTANCE AND CONTRIBUTION SHOWN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS BUT ADMITS THERE WILL BE ‘HARDSHIP’ AHEAD FOR BUSINESSES DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT IMPOSED LOCKDOWN TAKEN TO DEAL WITH CURBING THE SPREAD OF THE … Continue reading Rishi Sunak Offers £750m to Charities