At a time when millions of small businesses are struggling to survive, to offer them just £5 billion would be an insult.
We need to see a budget with a bold and ambitious compensation package
From beauticians to builders, florists to café owners – the small businesses in our communities are...Read More »
25 years ago our former leader Paddy Ashdown laid out the stakes for Britain’s position in the world:
Britain’s role as the bulwark against tyranny in two wars this century was not a product of isolationism. It was the natural response of a nation used to engaging in the...Read More »
Just like with Black History Month (October) or Disability History Month (which runs from November into December), it’s typically filled with events (check ours out here) and discussion. LGBT+ History Month reminds us of the progress we’ve made, but also warns us about the injustices that we have only...Read More »
During this pandemic, millions of people have stepped up heroically to look after elderly, disabled and vulnerable people.
Most carers are simply exhausted during coronavirus. Most haven’t had a single break since the pandemic began.
A recent survey by Carers UK found that 81% of carers are spending more time on...Read More »
For all of us, 2020 was a difficult year; some of us touched by death and many by loss of income, wellbeing and self-worth. So much has changed, and yet not changed.
Those of us with memories of SARS watched in concern at the British Government late and botched efforts to...Read More »