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Sanctions – and support into work

Today the Work and Pensions Select Committee publishes its report on benefit sanctions. Dan Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, explains why we believe an independent review of sanctions should be accompanied by more effective employment support for our clients. Read more

Mar 24th | Dan Dumoulin | Key posts, News
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How are our women’s services marking International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world, drawing attention to the achievements of women and calling for greater equality. We spoke with Fran, a key worker at our Bristol women’s hostel, and our client Samaya about how they will mark the occasion. Read more

Mar 6th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Real life stories
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“We’re asking for real change for homeless people”

This week we launched our manifesto in Parliament, outlining what we and our clients want the next Government to prioritise. Howard Sinclair, our Chief Executive, explains what we are asking and why it is so important. Read more

Feb 26th | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, News

How do benefit sanctions affect people who are homeless?

Last Friday, St Mungo’s Broadway submitted evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry – Benefit sanctions policy beyond the Oakley review. Daniel Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, spoke to our residents about how sanctions have affected their lives.  Read more

Dec 15th | Dan Dumoulin | Guest blogs, News
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Day one

1 April 2014 is the first day of St Mungo’s Broadway. Our Chief Executive, Howard Sinclair, blogs about the start of a new organisation. Read more

Apr 1st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, News

Rebuilding Shattered Lives report

This week we launched our Rebuilding Shattered Lives report: getting the right help at the right time to women who are homeless. As International Women’s Day approaches, our Women’s Strategy Manager, Esther Sample, explains more. Read more

Mar 7th | Esther Sample | Events, News, Real life stories
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We’re saying No More

In March, Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, wrote about the increase in homelessness and uncertain times ahead. With two weeks to go to our 2013 Action Week, she updates on why we’re focusing this year on rough sleeping and preventing homelessness. Read more

Jun 12th | Tanya English | Guest blogs, News
Budget 2013

“We are on your side”

The Chancellor of the Exchequer said today’s Budget was “a Budget for an aspiration nation…a Budget for a Britain that wants to be prosperous, solvent and free.” Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, considers what it offered for homeless people.  Today’s budget delivers a mixed bag for homeless people. We remain deeply concerned […] Read more

Mar 20th | Tanya English | Key posts, News
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A day in the life of an apprentice

This week is National Apprenticeship Week. At St Mungo’s we have our own Apprenticeship scheme, taking on people who’ve been homeless to work for a year as apprentice project workers and gain health and social care qualifications so they can go on to develop their careers. What’s it like being a St Mungo’s apprentice? One […] Read more

Mar 14th | OJay Holness | Guest blogs, News

International. Women’s. Day. Three powerful words for St Mungo’s

Today, people all over the world will be marking International Women’s Day.  St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications and Fundraising, Tanya English tells us why those three words are so important to the charity and its clients. Read more

Mar 8th | Tanya English | Key people, Key posts, News

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