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Nasrat delivers speech at Ofgem’s presentation to the Social Research Association annual conference

Nasrat’s reflections on Participatory Action Research into the transition to net zero for low-income consumers

This speech was delivered as part of Ofgem’s presentation to the Social Research Association annual conference on 15.06.23.  

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The Renters Reform Bill: Government introduces the long awaited Bill banning no fault evictions

The Renters’ (Reform) Bill was promised in the Government’s 2019 manifesto with a commitment to abolish section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions.

Bee and Dr Xia Lin photographed with Luis Gallegos, President of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Silvia Candamil Neira, vice president of the United Nations Global Initiative on Ageing

“Nothing about us without us,” Toynbee Hall joins the United Nations Institute for Training and Research for launch of the new Global Centre of Excellence on Ageing

On Thursday 27th April, Toynbee Hall Peer Researcher, Bee Eng Lim, and Head of Research, Dr Xia Lin attended University of Surrey panel event with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. As Luis Gallegos, President of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), emphasized during his speech at the launch of…
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Topping up a pay as you go Mains electric digital prepaid card credit meter with a key

Prepayment meter customers urged to claim unclaimed energy bill support before deadline

Prepayment Meter customers urged to claim £160 million in energy bill support before scheme ends on June 30th

head shot of author Priscila Hernandez, Project officer on Thrive LDN’s research & evaluation team. Photographed wearing a Venezuelan flag inspired jacket.

Guest Blog: The role of participation in the production of knowledge

By Priscila Hernandez, Project Officer on Thrive LDN’s research & evaluation team.

Toynbee Hall youth project worker talks to attendee at Proms at St Jude's Festival

Proms at St Jude’s 2023: North London’s world-class music and literary festival

The Festival, which supports Toynbee Hall, is back for 2023 for it’s 30th year from Saturday 24 June to Sunday 2 July.

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The Parent Trap: How childcare costs are just one piece of the puzzle for low-income households

Following today’s Budget, our Research and Policy team reflect on what else needs to change to support parents into decent work.

Empowering Women Event line-up

Women’s History Month Event – Empowering Women: Strategies for a More Equitable Society

Join us on Thursday 30th March at Toynbee Hall for an inspiring talk on women’s empowerment and strategies for a more equitable society.

Rebecca Sycamore alongside quote

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Sycamore as our new permanent Chief Executive

Rebecca becomes the organisation’s first permanent female Chief Executive since we were founded in 1884.  

inner lady serving kids in a school cafeteria

Toynbee Hall welcomes initiative to fight food insecurity and poverty, as London Mayor announces free school meals for all primary school pupils in London

We welcome London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s announcement of a new scheme to provide free school meals to every primary school pupils.