Monthly Archives: August 2020

Council’s facial recognition trial should concern us all......

AnyVision conducted a trial of its facial recognition technology with Waltham Forest Council last year.  Click here to read more.

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Petition: Force companies to publish their Covid safety plans......

Back up government guidance with legal force, so bad employers can’t get away with hiding their coronavirus risk assessments from staff and customers.  Click here to read more.

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Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk – School Health is Community Health – 20 August......

Join the Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk for an interactive online session to discuss how schools can ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils and therefore the health of its community.  Click here to register for this free event.

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Studies undermine Williamson’s ‘Little evidence’ claim on school risks......

Hazards Campaign news. 

A series of studies, including two in recent days from UK experts, discredit claims by education secretary Gavin Williamson that there is ‘little evidence’ of a Covid-19 transmission risk in schools, workplace safety advocates have warned.  Click here to read more.

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The revolution within the revolution......

Cuba Solidarity Campaign – As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary we look back on its major achievements & future challenges.  Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm.  Free event click here to find out more and register.

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Coronavirus infection rates rise in most London boroughs......

Alarming figures show coronavirus infection rates have increased in most London boroughs.

Seventeen of the capital’s 32 boroughs have higher infection rates in the past seven days than they did the week prior, figures from Public Health England show.  Click here to read more.

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School Uniform Grant......

In response to the growing difficulties many members on low incomes face, a programme has been put in place that will assist our most vulnerable members with the cost of purchasing school uniforms.  Click here to read more.

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Free TV licences for over-75s are ending: here’s what to do now......

The lowdown on exemptions, payment plans and spotting text and email scams.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: Teachers’ union urges clarity on school reopening......

Teachers and parents need “greater clarity” on the reopening of schools amid a rise in coronavirus cases, the head of a leading teachers’ union says.  Click here to read more.

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