Spending Review

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Spending Review

NCVO have put together a quick 2 minute guide on the implications of the spending review:
http://blogs.ncvo.org.uk/2013/06/26/spending-review-2013-a-2-minute-guide-on-whats-important-for-charities/
They conclude that despite emphasis on growth and fairness, the budget will be a blow to the sector because of funding cuts and an increased demand in services due to welfare cuts.
Perhaps most importantly for BME  communties and the charities to serve them: benefits claimants who do not speak English will have to attend language courses or their benefits will be cut.
- Samantha Reeve