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LGBT History Month

John Glenton, Riverside's Executive Director for Care and Support

During LGBT History Month John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support and Co-Chair of Riverside’s LGBT staff group Spectrum, looks at how far we have come in terms of LGBT equality in the UK.

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Challenging unconscious bias

Peter Yoh, Head of Social Housing for Liverpool City region and a member of Riverside’s Black and Minority Ethnic staff network, looks at unconscious bias and why it is so important to challenge our own beliefs.

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Why it really is good to talk

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Fran Stulberg, Chair of Riverside’s disability support group Enable, discusses why starting that conversation is so important on national Time to Talk Day.

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Riverside leaps up LGBT top 100 employers list

Riverside has leaped 24 places, from 60 to 36, in Stonewall’s league table of LGBT-friendly employers.

We were also second within the housing sector and held onto our title as the best gay-friendly housing association in the North West for the fifth year in succession.

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“Now I can see how far I’ve come”

Four years ago, Ian James was reading mathematics at university and enjoying all the trappings of student life. But a car accident was set to change things forever.  Struggling to cope and at risk of becoming homeless, Ian (25) found help at Cangle Foyer. “Within the space of a year, my life had changed beyond

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Cumbria-based Impact HA selects Riverside as preferred partner

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Impact Housing Association has started partnership talks with Riverside with a view to the Cumbria- based housing provider joining The Riverside Group later in the year. To improve long-term prospects for their homes, tenants and staff, Impact has approached a carefully selected number of housing associations with which to explore a partnership for the future.

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Allpay direct debit transactions on Friday 8 December

On Friday 8 December, a fault with the Allpay payment service meant that duplicate payments were taken from some customers’ bank accounts. This was a system-wide fault with Allpay. This incident affects customers who have signed up to Direct Debit and were due to have payments taken from their accounts on 7 December only. Allpay’s

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World AIDS Day

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Lyn Bowker, Equality and Diversity Manager, looks at the importance of World AIDS Day and explores the significance of the red ribbon logo.

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Career advice for the LGBT community

John Glenton, Riverside's Executive Director for Care and Support

Riverside’s Executive Director for Care and Support has been offering tips and support to members of the LGBT community looking for a career. John Glenton features in the 2017-18 Stonewall Starting Out guide – a national guide of LGBT-inclusive employers for students and jobseekers.

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