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1st August 2018
Sleep easier...
You may have seen that The Court of Appeal has made a ruling on Sleep In payments. The court found in favour of Mencap, so this means that the national minimum wage does not apply when a support worker is sleeping.

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20th July 2018
A List Not To Be Missed!
The Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List 2018 is the UK’s first national listing of people with learning disabilities and/or autism who are helping make things better for themselves and others.

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3rd July 2018
Your Chance To Transform Transforming Care!
This is an urgent call to action as Norman Lamb MP has just secured a Westminster debate on the slow progress of Transforming Care.

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3rd July 2018
T-Shirts Trump Trump!
In 'recognition' of the visit of Donald J Trump to the UK soon our colleagues at Learning Disability England have produced some t-shirts.

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5th June 2018
A Third Of A Million Disabled People In The UK Now In Unsuitable Homes!
A major report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found that around 350,000 people with disabilities are now living in homes that don't meet their needs.

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29th May 2018
LDE Launches You Tube Channel
Our colleagues at LDE (Learning Disability England) have just launched their own You Tube channel.

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10th May 2018
Care and Support Charges - Have Your Say!
Sadly charging people with disabilities for some of their care and support is all too common these days.

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8th May 2018
LGA backs HOLD...and that's a Fact(book)!
We are delighted to announce that the Local Government Association (LGA) has just launched a major Factbook about HOLD (Home Ownership for people with Long-term Disabilities).

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23rd March 2018
Universal Credit - has your income been cut?
Law firm Leigh Day is taking a judicial review in the High Court over a client who has lost almost £200 per month as a result of being moved over to Universal Credit and they want to hear from other people similarly affected.

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17th January 2018
One to watch...
At the end of last year David Abbey, our Managing Director and member of Learning Disability England's Representative Body, took part in a webinar for LDE members.

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