Help for businesses affected by the Grenfell Tower fire


A package of support is now available for businesses directly affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.The Council together with its partners the Portobello Business Centre, and the Greater London Authority has announced measures to bring some relief to local business.

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Budget: Voluntary Sector Analysis


Welfare cuts, resignations and u-turn's over welfare cuts seem to be what dominated the headlines in the wake of Chancellor George Osborne's budget on 16th March but what did it all mean for the voluntary and community sector?

No doubt the headline announcements of further cuts to the welfare budget will have a big impact on a lot of charities and the communities we work with but now that the dust has settled we higlight below some articles that analyse the direct impact on volunary organisations?

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Autumn statement - what's in it for voluntary organisations?


The government u-turn on cuts to working families tax credits has grabbed the headlines after Chancellor George Osborne made his Autumn Statement to parliament yesterday. But other announcements included news on government departmental cuts, the future allocation of Big Lottery funding and support for volunteering.Here we signpost you to some early analysis explaining the likely impact on voluntary organisations and on local communities.

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Private renting in K&C - new report out


Private Renters’ Rights: Safe and stable homes in Kensington and Chelsea is our latest report. It is the culmination of a nine month research project carried out as part of the work of the K&C Poverty & Inequality Network.

The report highlights how high rent and poor conditions are leaving tenants struggling in Kensington and Chelsea.

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A question of independence: What's the future for disabled people?

A date for your diary

8th May 2013, 11am - 2.30pm

Removing barriers and protecting the rights of disabled people has played an essential role in ensuring that they are able to live independently. However welfare reforms have left disabled people feeling unsure about their future and their security.

Just what is the future for disabled people? is the question we will be seeking to address at this seminar, which will look at the fairness of the current welfare changes and consider ways in which local solutions can be applied.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 12:00

Impact of Spending Cuts and Tri-borough Developments

Early in 2011, it was announced that an important contribution to future savings will be the joint work being undertaken between RBKC, City of Westminster and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. All three local authorities are developing plans to integrate the management and delivery of a range of services with the aim of each saving at least £10m per year by 14/15.
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