"Our vision is of London being home to Central and Eastern European (CEE) migrants where they can make choices about their families, work and homes, and live fulfilled lives as respected members of local communities. Our mission is supporting CEE migrants who experience poverty, exploitation and social exclusion in order to help them to make choices about their lives and realize their potential as equal members of communities."

We met Gangmasters’ Licensing Authority CEO to agree principles of our partnership

Yesterday we met Paul Broadbend, a CEO of Gangmasters’ Licensing Authority (GLA) to discuss how we can work together for the benefit of Eastern European workers. Together with the GLA we are rolling out a series of information events across London targeting specifically those who work in food processing and agricultural occupations. We are starting […]

BEZPLATNE SZKOLENIE w jez. polskim: prawa do zasilkow, 20 maja, 10:30 – 12:00

Zapraszamy wszystkich zainteresowanych na bezplatne szkolenie dotyczace uprawnien do zasilkow w UK! Rejestracja nie jest konieczna, ale przeslanie emaila na adres kasia@eeac.org.uk pomoze nam w optymalnej organizacji sali. Co: szkolenie nt. uprawnien do zasilkow socjalnych i mieszkaniowych Gdzie: Pryors Bank, Bishops Park, London SW6 3LA (obok Koscioła All Saints, najbliższa stacja metra Putney Bridge) Kiedy: 20 maja […]

Seminar gratuit – Cunoaste-ti drepturile, 24th mai 2016, 18.30 – 20.00 (18.00 pentru gustari usoare)

Seminar gratuit – Cunoaste-ti drepturile Iti cunosti drepturile la lucru? Stii cum sa te inregistrezi ca liber profesionist? Lucrezi in constructii? Afla mai multe despre CSCS si CIS Iti datoreaza cineva bani pentru munca prestata? Stii cum sa aplici pentru un certificat de inregistrare sau un document care certifica rezidenta permanenta?   Seminarul va avea […]

Безплатен семинар на български: детските надбавки, данъчни кредити, права за майчинство и пенсия, 08 май, 16:40-18:00

Май месец предлага интересни възможности да научите повече за вашите права като гражданин на ЕС във Великобритания. Бихме искали да Ви поканим на безплатен семинар на български. Кога: 08 май, 16:40-18:00 Адрес: Living Space, 1 Coral Street, Лондон, SE1 7BE Семинарът включва лекция на следните теми: детските надбавки, данъчни кредити, права за майчинство и пенсия.

BEZPLATNE szkolenie w jez. polskim: rezydentury, naturalizacja, prawo do glosowania, 10 czerwca, Streatham

Zapraszamy serdecznie wszystkich zainteresowanych na bezplatne szkolenie w zakresie rezydentury, naturalizacji/obywatelstwa oraz praw wyborczych! Co: szkolenie Gdzie: Streatham Hub Children’s Centre, 388 Streatham High Road, Londyn SW16 8HX Kiedy: 10 czerwca 2016 (piatek) Godzina: 13:30 – 15:00 Rezerwacja: nie konieczna Koszt: BEZPLATNE Prosimy o kontakt z Kasia na numer 020 8741 1288 lub email kasia@eeac.org.uk […]

FREE workshops in May 2016 – in Polish, Romanian and Bulgarian

May brings many exciting opportunities to learn more about your rights as a EU national in the UK. This month we are going to talk about residence, voting rights, child benefits and tac credits, employment/self-employment rights and maternity/paternity rights. More details will follow soon – if you are interested in learning more NOW please email Kasia […]

Human trafficking for forced labour – what response do we want?

Human trafficking is a serious crime and a violation of human rights. Victims are coerced, lured into or threaten to perform work that they cannot refuse. They are threaten with violence, abuse, reporting to the police, often manipulated to petty crime to keep them terrified and obedient. Their documents are taken away. They are forced […]

We met with Gangmasters Licensing Authority

Today we participated in the meeting of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority’s (GLA) NGO/Worker Liaison Group. We have been invited following our involvement in protecting migrant workers’ rights and voicing concerns on behalf of vulnerable Eastern European workers who have been or who are at risk of labour abuse and exploitation. The GLA is a labour […]

Employment Rights workshop on 9 February – testimonials!

On February 9 in partnership with New Europeans, we held a training session on employment rights. The session was great – lots of knowledge passed on, lots of good questions asked and lots of great feedback we received from participants! This is only a handful of their testimonials: ‘Extremely useful. Training was delivered in a very […]

Can we help Eastern European migrants who are victims of modern slavery?

Today we spoke with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Mr Kevin Hyland OBE to contribute to the implementation of Commissioner’s office strategic plan for improved identification and care for victims of modern slavery. The meeting was organised by Labour Exploitation Advisory Group, hosted by Focus on Labour Exploitation. Modern slavery is a crime where a person or a […]