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Awards from Britain in Bloom

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ICOS Volunteers   You are the BEST! We would like to say a massive thank you to all volunteers for their ethics and commitment to Backhouse and Barley Mow Parks. We have received two awards from Britain in Bloom! All of your work is an inspiration to others. Well done, truly deserved! ICOS #BritainInBloom

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ICOS will become a Living wage employer in May 2021

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It’s #LivingWageWeek! • ICOS, in May 2021, will be joining over 800 employers who have accredited with the Living Wage Foundation since the start of Covid-19 lockdown including, Gentoo, sage, Newcastle Carers, VONNE, Oxfam, Northumbria University, society matters and Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria PoliceThe ‘real living wage’ rises from £9.30 to £9.50 an […]

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UK Anti Slavery Day 

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UK Anti Slavery Day  Slavery still exists. As we speak, an average of 1 in 200 people in the world are victims of modern slavery, deprived of freedom and exploited for their labour, forced into prostitution or domestic servitude. In the UK, there has been a 17% increase in victims since 2015. Every day, victims […]

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ICOS can help if you are mistreated by your employer

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When asked about the help and support received from ICOS, one of our clients said: “Before coming to ICOS, I felt worthless and just a number, I felt completely humiliated. I have received good advice and feel positive about the future”. Here at ICOS, we provide our clients with expert advice based on our clients’ […]