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Police forces approach to digital downloads is unlawful’ – response to UK ICO report – Centre for Women’s Justice

A report published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office found that police forces are routinely processing ‘potentially excessive’ sensitive personal data belonging to members of the public from mobile phones in the course of criminal investigations.

Official statistics - Personal and Economic Well-being in Great Britain: April to May 2020

Estimates looking across personal and economic well-being covering the period from April to May 2020, to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people and households in Great Britain. We have narrowed the reference period to just two months to focus the analysis directly on changes over the lockdown period.

Find the details here

 

Young Women's Outreach Project Update


During the Covid 19 global pandemic we have temporarily closed our building and will not be delivering face to face support to young women.

We are however continuing to support our young women and their families using phone and video calls, texts, social media, care packages and any other way we can do, safely.
Please get in touch on 0191 477 7759 or email admin@ywop.co.uk if you would like to speak to a member of the team.

Update from the Angelou Centre

All of our services are still operational we are working remotely and onsite, following public health advice and social distancing measures.  We are still taking referrals for our violence against women services and recruiting learners for our online training and activities. Our emergency refuge accommodation remains open but we are currently full.

We have temporarily suspended all activities that involve onsite face to face gatherings of people.

Employees with caring responsibilities can be furloughed

Employees who are unable to work because they have caring responsibilities resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19) can be furloughed. For example, employees that need to look after children can be furloughed.

From a longer press release on which employees employers can claim furlough for https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme#employees-you-can-claim-for

 

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