Trussells now linking up with NPower ... one of the BIG 6 suppliers of energy. https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-involved/partner-with-us/npower/ Before long , a Trussells on every high street with all other charities scratching their heads ? I wonder why they grow so fast ? ... some might ask. Beca...
Another link for a Charity allied with Trussells ... FareShare. http://www.fareshare.org.uk/ They are operating at the top of the supply chain and provide Trussells and others with the raw materials. If anyone local to them wants to volunteer for work at the coalface , contact details on the front p...
A posting on CarerWatch from September 2008 ... just as apt 8 years on as it was then. The old , old saying .... share and share alike ... would never work in this generation , or in the ones to come. I would ensure that the gluttons still had room to eat , whilst those competing with the dogs for s...
Whilst trawling through the old CarerWatch archives on various themes , I came across this article ... supplied by our Trawler at the time , now flashing a green light on her travels through this forum. A summary of the way forward for the Welfare State given the situation in the autumn of 2008. Int...
As a keen amateur cosmologist , I could not miss the similarity between the drift of all local galaxies and groups of galaxies towards what is known as The Great Attractor , and the NHS. Now , the NHS seems to be following the law of gravity , with resources being centralised leaving voids at level ...
Sanity ?

Many have to leave that behind when venturing into this section of the Forum ?

There again , maybe there is a Sanity Clause ... sorry !

Old Flywheel , Shyster and Flywheel joke ... aka the legends known as Groucho and Chico Marx.
I take that as a friendly roar ... for once ?

Occasionly , one has to throw some bait into the " Whispers from the Pit " section for the hungry masses to devour ?

Saves the odd poster being fed to the CSs ?
Very interestring if somewhat controversial article. Over to the lions and lionesses on 'ere ! https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/17/day-in-the-life-of-a-care-worker-zero-hours-contracts Ask the question ? Would said care worker swop her job for one of ours ? Would any of us swop our roles...
Another one along the same lines but containing more detailed information. https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2016/nov/18/nhs-cannot-afford-get-workforce-initiative-wrong Two horse race ... same result ... money wins , human beings a poor second. For those backing the winner , a £ 1 mill...
Very interesting article ... mainly on problems with JSA / ESA but can be applied to virtually any other benefit associated with our carees and ourselves. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/18/daniel-blake-guide-benefits-system-welfare-claimants From someone inside a Charity set up t...