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Charity Director disappointed by ‘underwhelming’ budget - ‘the call for fairness has gone unanswered’

Dr Dora-Olivia Vicol, director of the Work Rights Centre, a charity dedicated to ending in-work poverty, says the Chancellor’s plans don’t go far enough to help struggling families and Universal Credi...

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‘Not fit for purpose’ - employment rights charity criticises the Home Office’s Employer Checking Service for ‘contradictory wording’ and ‘out-of-date’ information

Employment rights charity, the Work Rights Centre, has published a report outlining its concerns about the Employer Checking Service, a Home Office online platform designed to help employers check the...

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Charity report reveals issues experienced by EU+ citizens since EUSS deadline

Employment rights charity the Work Rights Centre has just published a report examining the ongoing challenges created by the EU Settlement Scheme. Two months after the deadline,they are still putting...

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EUSS Benefits Cut-Off: The Perils of a Constitutive System

In July, an internal letter from the DWP, seen by The Independent, suggested that EU nationals who haven’t applied for EUSS will have their benefits cut off in September. For employment rights charity...

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Charity leaders and immigration experts warn that thousands of people are at risk of becoming ‘unlawful’ as EU Settlement Scheme deadline approaches

“There’s going to be no apocalypse on the day of the deadline. It’s going to take years and, for the people who are going to be affected, their lives will just be quietly ruined.” There are exactly tw...

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Report from the employment charity Work Rights Centre shows how the year of Covid-19 has affected migrant workers in the low-paid sector.

“The feeling of hopelessness people have been experiencing has been deeply demoralising” - WoRC advisor The charity Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has today published its anticipated report into the effect...