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The UN’s Report on Poverty in the UK – November 2018

It is with great sadness that we read the United Nations (UN) official report into Poverty in the UK in 2018 (Professor Phillip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, November 2018). The report finds that poverty in the UK is unacceptably high with 14 million people living in poverty. The ... Read More

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CEO Update, November 2018

Charities are suffering a PR crisis, be it Safeguarding and Abuse issues or CEO salaries. Being the CEO of a small charity this frustrates me.  Home-Start Horizons is one of a network of over 260 Home-Starts across the UK.  A network that started with us, in Leicester, in 1973 by Margaret Harrison, a visionary who ... Read More

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Home-Start Horizons is Moving Forward!

It’s been 4 months since I became Chief Executive of Home-Start Horizons, and its been a bit of a whirlwind! Challenge! My first few weeks were about getting to know staff, volunteers, services, stakeholders and funding. I met some amazingly committed staff and volunteers. The families who receive our support are going through some incredible ... Read More