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All Policy and Influence

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Exploring the poverty premium

Low income consumers in the UK face several disadvantages in the marketplace, facing higher costs (known as the poverty premium) for things like credit, insurance, transport and energy bills. However, policy and the marketplace has been slow to respond to these disadvantages despite the poverty premium potentially costing some households in excess of £1500 per annum.

16 October, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:00
Online

Identifying poverty data in Greater Manchester

There is a multitude of data related to poverty and deprivation at a local level in Greater Manchester, but knowing how to identify the most relevant figures for your work or the most up-to-date statistics can be a challenge. On this course we give attendees the time to look at what different datasets tell us about poverty in Greater Manchester and to consider how they can develop a stronger understanding of poverty and deprivation at a local level by exploring a range of data sources.

10 February, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:00
Online

Identifying poverty data in Greater Manchester

There is a multitude of data related to poverty and deprivation at a local level in Greater Manchester, but knowing how to identify the most relevant figures for your work or the most up-to-date statistics can be a challenge. On this course we give attendees the time to look at what different datasets tell us about poverty in Greater Manchester and to consider how they can develop a stronger understanding of poverty and deprivation at a local level by exploring a range of data sources.

4 November, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:00
Online

Understanding poverty measurement, definitions and data

Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades. A multitude of data is available that helps quantify poverty, but that wealth of data can make finding the most useful and best supporting
evidence difficult. By the end of this one-day course participants will have developed an understanding of what key poverty datasets tell us, how best to access data sources and how to use this knowledge to support the work that they do. 

25 March, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

Understanding poverty measurement, definitions and data

Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades. A multitude of data is available that helps quantify poverty, but that wealth of data can make finding the most useful and best supporting
evidence difficult. By the end of this one-day course participants will have developed an understanding of what key poverty datasets tell us, how best to access data sources and how to use this knowledge to support the work that they do. 

4 September, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

Understanding poverty measurement, definitions and data

Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades. A multitude of data is available that helps quantify poverty, but that wealth of data can make finding the most useful and best supporting
evidence difficult. By the end of this one-day course participants will have developed an understanding of what key poverty datasets tell us, how best to access data sources and how to use this knowledge to support the work that they do. 

18 November, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

Maximising support for people on low incomes

How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era?

A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

This course will explore how to access and identify support for people on low incomes in the context of social security reforms and cuts. This course is for VCSE organisations who work with people experiencing poverty and who wish to understand how to maximise support for their service users and public sector professionals involved in service design and delivery.

4 March, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

Maximising support for people on low incomes

How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era?

A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

This course will explore how to access and identify support for people on low incomes in the context of social security reforms and cuts. This course is for VCSE organisations who work with people experiencing poverty and who wish to understand how to maximise support for their service users and public sector professionals involved in service design and delivery.

28 January, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

Maximising support for people on low incomes

How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era?

A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

This course will explore how to access and identify support for people on low incomes in the context of social security reforms and cuts. This course is for VCSE organisations who work with people experiencing poverty and who wish to understand how to maximise support for their service users and public sector professionals involved in service design and delivery.

8 October, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

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