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Tag Archives: Benefits

As a jobcentre adviser, I got ‘brownie points’ for cruelty | Mary O’Hara | Society | The Guardian

Former jobcentre adviser Angela Neville has written a play to expose the harsh reality of the benefits sanctions regime… Source: As a jobcentre adviser, I got ‘brownie points’ for cruelty … Continue reading

10/29/2016 · Leave a comment

‘I, Daniel Blake’ – A review, an observation on the audience reaction and a ‘thank you’ to Ken Loach. | Christopher John Ball

I’ve always loved cinemas. I’m drawn to them. They are places of comfort. It stems from an early age. I much prefer the old picture palaces over the current industrial prefabs, but any … Source: … Continue reading

10/29/2016 · Leave a comment

Equity raises concern over National Insurance changes – Equity

The Government is proposing to abolish Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) – the category of NIC which most Equity members now pay – and replace them with a revised … Continue reading

02/07/2016 · Leave a comment

BBC1 classic adaptation is as relevant now as when it was written – sadly | Vox Political

Originally posted on Vox Political. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen An Inspector Calls, and don’t want to have it ruined for you, it would be a good idea not to … Continue reading

09/14/2015 · 2 Comments