Across the British Council, especially in Spain, managerial relationships with staff are slipping and storm clouds are gathering. Busmens’ holidays in the sun? Many think that English as a Foreign Language (EFL) is a bit of an industry for extended holiday makers. There we are, off gallivanting around the […]
Chronically ill and disabled people are gathering outside parliament on Wednesday 8 March, to protest over the NHS treatment of people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, CFS). Steve Topple / The Chronic Collaboration The illness has hit the headlines recently. Two women […]
The Third Age is a growing category among the Latino population in the UK, and the problems they face are a threat to their well-being. Noelia Ceballos Terrén They are a minority but they embody the values and traditions of a whole community who are far from their […]
After more than a decade of a systemic undermining of the public services, the people are organising massively in the public sphere. To counterattack these movements, the Government has proposed to threaten our freedom with the ‘Public Order Bill’. These are uncertain times.
What happens when a worker is detained by immigration as retaliation for having made a claim for justice in the work place? What are their rights? These are the two primary questions that arose on the 14th May, 2011 during a meeting organised by the Latin American Workers Association (LAWAS) at Southbank University in Elephant and Castle.