Food Banks Directory open for listings

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Find Food Banks websiteThe FindFoodBanksBrum website is now open for FREE listing submissions!

FindFoodBanksBrum is a new fully interactive and online listing service for food banks situated in Birmingham and the wider Black Country regions, and was formally launched in July 2013.

Food banks in the region can sign-up for FREE listings here >

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Enrolling into a pension at work

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Pension RetireSource: DirectGov

Starting from October 2012, employers will enrol workers into a workplace pension, if they meet the criteria below. When you pay into your pension, your employer and the government will contribute too. Find out how this affects you, when this will happen and the benefits.

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Workplace pension – what it is!
A workplace pension is a way of saving for your retirement arranged through your employer. It is sometimes called a ‘company pension’, an ‘occupational pension’ or a ‘works pension’.

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UK Law for websites

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FindFoodBanksBrum(2a)Source: RNIB

Does the law require me to make my site accessible? Yes. If someone with a disability, such as sight loss, can’t access the information on your website then it could be seen as discrimination.

The Equality Act came into force in October 2010, replacing the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in England, Scotland and Wales.  Continue reading