Social work students launch petition for equal treatment in Scotland

A letter signed by over 300 students on social work courses and calling for fair treatment has been snubbed by ministers and officials, forcing the students to launch a formal petition to the Scottish Parliament. When social work undergraduates spend nine months on full-time placements in their third and fourth years there are no bursaries …

Day of action on fuel poverty announced

Following the Government’s disappointing response to the energy bills crisis gripping the country, the Warm This Winter campaign has called for a national Day of Action on fuel poverty on Saturday 3 December 2022. Groups and communities will come together and stage Warm This Winter events and actions in villages, towns and cities up and …

Public demand more support for people in fuel poverty

The overwhelming majority of the population believe the Government should do more to help people through the energy crisis, according to new polling by the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which is co-ordinated by Campaign Collective. Over 60 charities, co-ordinated by the Warm This Winter campaign, have joined forces to write to the new Prime Minister …

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Energy prices soar as fuel poverty campaign steps up

As the fall-out continues from the Chancellor’s mini-Budget, new analysis of the impact of the Energy Price Guarantee has revealed a stark winter facing millions of people as energy prices soar. After intense pressure from campaigners (including the End Fuel Poverty Coalition which is co-ordinated by Campaign Collective), the Government has introduced the Energy Price …

Guidance launched to improve media reporting of social workers

New advice has been launched to provide more protection for social workers at risk of abuse and harassment as a result of media coverage. The guidelines for media outlets were developed after social workers approached the Social Workers Union Campaign Fund with harrowing stories about the impact of poor media reporting about the profession. The …

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Disasters Emergency Committee launches Pakistan Floods Appeal 

As floods devastate Pakistan, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched an urgent appeal to help millions across the country who are in need of immediate help to survive.   One third of the country – an area the size of the UK – has been submerged, according to the government of Pakistan, with floods …

Leadership candidates need to address the energy price crisis, say campaigners

Campaigners have written to candidates in the race to become the next Prime Minister asking that they urgently set out how they plan to address the cost of living crisis driven by soaring energy bills. The letter from a new national coalition, Warm This Winter, which brings together anti-poverty and environmental organisations, including Save the …

Charities urged to take action on online hate

Will you help take action against online hate and abuse? Charities Against Hate was set up in 2020 to try to tackle the scourge of online hate. Since then, the group has put pressure on social media platforms and provided support to the charity sector. But, if you work for charity and not-for-profit communications, the …

Collective 2021 Social Impact Revealed

Why is measuring the social impact of communication important? Campaign Collective is one of the only communications agencies in the UK that is truly a social enterprise. The agency is also committed to proving the social impact of its work. Measuring social impact is difficult, but the Public Relations & Communications Association definition of social value is …