Leeds City Council - Archive (poverty)

2018
12
December
2018
| 12:52 Europe/London
Senior councillors are set to agree on a strategy to tackle period poverty in Leeds at next week’s executive board meeting. Period poverty is when a person struggles or is unable to access sanitary products due to financial constraints. As one par...
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2017
12
October
2017
| 10:00 Europe/London
Issued in partnership with Noddle Leeds residents will soon be able to start improving their financial health during a visit to town, thanks to a new partnership between Noddle and Leeds City Council. Noddle – the free for life credit report an...
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15
September
2017
| 13:41 Europe/London
Issued in partnership with Leeds Credit Union People in Leeds can now access ethical financial services right in the heart of the city centre, with the opening of Leeds Credit Union’s flagship ‘Your Loan Shop’ in the Merrion Centre next week. A...
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2016
24
March
2016
| 15:22 Europe/London
Leading experts from organisations across the region are coming together to discuss how implementing the living wage will affect commissioning and procurement for businesses. The seminar, The Living Wage - opportunities & implications for commissi...
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18
March
2016
| 14:52 Europe/London
Children in schools across Leeds are being encouraged to start saving early with a £10 bonus offered for pupils in schools which set up a school savings club with Leeds City Credit Union. Pupils whose school starts a savings club with the credit u...
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2015
15
September
2015
| 18:00 Europe/London
Senior councillors are expected to give the go ahead to a ‘real’ living wage for council staff from next year. At the next meeting of Leeds City Council’s executive board (Wednesday 23 September), members are expected to approve proposals to pay i...
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09
September
2015
| 18:21 Europe/London
People in Leeds who are experiencing financial difficulty are being offered a more affordable way out of poverty thanks to a range of new initiatives introduced by the Leeds City Credit Union in partnership with Leeds City Council. In one of the b...
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25
June
2015
| 17:06 Europe/London
People in Leeds are being better supported to find a way out of poverty thanks to measures implemented by Leeds City Council, according to a report out this week. At their meeting on Wednesday (24 June) members of Leeds City Council’s executive bo...
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