Ending poverty in Edinburgh: Training roll-out

At our Network of Networks Meeting on 28th March 2023, we shared a presentation that outlined the key steps we’re taking to roll out the essential training required to end poverty in Edinburgh. It includes our Cost of Living campaign and Money Counts training,...

Why eradicating poverty remains Scotland’s national mission

Caroline Cawley knows how easy it can be to find yourself living in poverty. The 40-year old lives with physical and mental health conditions that mean there are periods when she is unable to work and, after losing her job a decade ago, she also found herself without...

University of Edinburgh responds to Poverty Commission report

As a member of the Edinburgh Partnership, a provider of education and as a large employer in the city, the University of Edinburgh took seriously the recommendations made by the Edinburgh Poverty Commission and we acted swiftly to implement a range of initiatives to...

Councillor Jane Meagher, Edinburgh Living Wage City Action Group

“It wasn’t just about the moral issue.  It was also about us looking at our staff performance and our ability to retain and attract the right people. We’ve seen real improvements in our sickness absence in relation to stress.” Lindsey Fyffe-Jardine, Edinburgh Dog...

New cost of living support for Edinburgh

With winter approaching and the cost of living crisis biting hard, many people in Edinburgh are worrying about how they are going to make ends meet. In today’s Challenge Poverty Week 2022 blog, we are highlighting the work City of Edinburgh Council, the NHS, and the...

End Poverty Edinburgh

End Poverty Edinburgh is an independent group of citizens formed in 2020 to raise awareness of poverty in Edinburgh, influence decision-making and hold the city to account. It was formed during the latter stages of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission as a legacy group to...