Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Research casts doubt on efficacy of telephone advice for social welfare law clients

2017-11-30T15:34:01+01:00November 30th, 2017|

Dr Marie Burton, within her PhD thesis: Calling for Justice: Comparing telephone and face-to-face advice in social welfare Law (LSE, 2016), has found that: There are significant consequences of replacing face-to-face advice with telephone advice in social welfare law. These consequences can seriously disadvantage many social welfare clients, particularly those who are more vulnerable and [...]

APPG on Legal Aid engages MPs and their caseworkers on how to help their constituents

2017-11-08T11:46:14+01:00November 8th, 2017|

The APPG on Legal Aid collaborated with organisations from across the advice sector to engage with MPs and their caseworkers at an event in Portcullis House on 1 November 2018.  The event was organised to introduce MPs and their caseworkers to organisations that provide training, resources and referral sources to help MPs and caseworkers provide [...]

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