Learning to listen: ‘No sense making about me without me’

July 15, 2021

by Laura Seebohm, Executive Director of External Affairs, Changing Lives

At the start of the pandemic one women told her support worker “I’ve been told what to do for years, this is nothing new”. We know that policy decisions impact directly on the lives of people...

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Racist abuse of footballers using social media and the draft Online Safety Bill

July 14, 2021

by Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust and Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

Online platforms may have terms and conditions which prohibit racism. But the platform owners have made choices about their system design and resourcing so as not to be able to enforce these terms an...

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Facing Northern Ireland’s Future

June 30, 2021

Aideen McGinley is Deputy Chair of Carnegie UK and Chair of the Enabling Wellbeing in Northern Ireland advisory group

“ There are millions of people in this world obsessed with the crisis of now, but the crisis of now never gets solved, because we don’t think about the future .” These words , spoken by Lord Jo...

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Good Work will help businesses to bounce back better from COVID-19

June 24, 2021

By Gail Irvine, Carnegie UK Trust

The context Right now across the country, many businesses are bringing back staff, reopening, rebuilding or expanding their operations, seeking to adapt to the challenges and opportunities of ...

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Doing what it takes to be a Fair Work Nation

June 16, 2021

by Gail Irvine, Senior Policy and Development Officer

Last month the Carnegie UK Trust and Joseph Rowntree Foundation convened a discussion with a range of policy organisations asking: ‘What next for Fair Work in Scotland?’ Access to fair work is ...

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The Draft Online Safety Bill: Carnegie UK Trust initial analysis

June 15, 2021

by Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust and Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

The UK government published its draft Online Safety Bill on 12 th May 2021. [1] It will now undergo a three-month period of pre-legislative scrutiny, undertaken by a joint Parliamentary committee, ...

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DRAFT Code of Practice in respect of Hate Crime and wider legal harms

June 15, 2021

by Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust and Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

DRAFT Code of Practice in respect of Hate Crime and wider legal harms [1] Introduction There are numerous codes of practice in place for social media companies. They are almost all volun...

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Making history: Recovering, reimagining and redesigning wellbeing in the North of Tyne

June 11, 2021

by Sarah McMillan (Co-Chair), Assistant Director of Policy, Northumberland County Council and Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE (Co-Chair), Carnegie UK Trust Trustee/Newcastle University

 

The North of Tyne is an area of rich history, stunning coastlines and impressive architecture. It is proud of its heritage as a cradle of the industrial revolution but also home to a designated UN...

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Can targets rebuild our NHS? An open letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

June 8, 2021

by Sarah Davidson, CEO, Carnegie UK Trust

Tuesday 8th June 2021 Dear Cabinet Secretary Can targets rebuild our NHS? On behalf of the Carnegie UK Trust, I offer you our warm congratulations on your appointment as Cabinet Secretary...

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No more delay: We need an Employment Bill fit for the COVID-era

May 14, 2021

By Gail Irvine, Carnegie UK Trust

The long-awaited Employment Bill was notable by its absence in this week’s Queen’s Speech, which sets out the UK Government’s legislative programme for the year ahead. This omission has provo...

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