Let’s Leave No One Behind: Poverty and Protected Characteristics

People who are already affected by poverty can also face additional barriers in accessing anti-poverty measures or initiatives, due to their protected characteristics. Join us to find out the key issues as Fife Council Research Team and Fife Centre for Equalities present their joint findings from their collaborative research on Poverty and Protected Characteristics in … Continue reading Let’s Leave No One Behind: Poverty and Protected Characteristics

Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality

This invitation to tender is to undertake investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty in Fife. The research aims to deepen practitioners’ understanding of multiple barriers experienced by people in their day to day living and also help to ensure that the most vulnerable to poverty are not further disadvantaged because of their protected characteristics.

Equality News Update: Fife Today: Cottage Centre Appeal: Can you help Kirkcaldy families in need this Christmas?

A generous donation of £10,000 from local firm Briggs Marine has helped the Cottage Centre’s annual festive appeal get off to a flying start. And Kirkcaldy brothers Euan and Murray Oliver have also raised a brilliant £725 from a coffee morning they held in Kirkcaldy Rugby Club to help give children and families in the town affected by poverty a happy Christmas.