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Lons-le-Saunier Get the latest news, findings and research relating to the third sector from the Civil Society Involvement team here on our blog. We want to understand the key issues within the current European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) programme which are affecting the ability of third sector organisations to use European funds effectively.

New Funding Announcement for Rural Areas

An extension to UK Shared Prosperity Fund has been announced for rural areas, replacing EU funding under LEADER. The Rural England Prosperity Fund will be £110m to support businesses such…
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Citizens Advice Cost of Living Dashboard

Citizens Advice have recently launched their first cost of living dashboard, which includes accessible graphs and insights into the problems people accessing their services are facing. Key trends highlighted so…
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What Works in Youth Employment Partnerships

The Institute for Employment Studies have published the first output from a three-year project on improving access to good quality work for young people. ‘What works in Youth Employment Partnerships’…
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Low Pay Britain 2022

The Resolution Foundation has released their twelfth annual report on the state of low pay in the UK.

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The UK Government has released further updates on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, which will succeed the current European Structural and Investment Funds.

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Low-income families in challenging times

A new study from The Joseph Roundtree Foundation reports on the experiences of low-income families during the second half of the pandemic, facing a cost-of-living crisis and “increasingly uncertain world”.

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The Living Standards Outlook 2022

The Resolution Foundation has released its fourth report on the outlook for living standards in the UK over the next year and beyond, considering household incomes, forecasts from the Bank of England and Office for Budget Responsibility, the conflict in Ukraine and policy changes.

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