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Find our latest press releases and news here, as well as our blogs that have been written by our staff, volunteers and clients.
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    Press release: Z2K announces appointment of new Chief Executive

    Anti-poverty charity, Z2K, today announced the appointment of Anela Anwar as its new Chief Executive. “At the same time as welcoming Anela, I also want to pay tribute again to our outgoing Chief Executive, Raji Hunjan who leaves this week to take up her new role at Oak Foundation. “

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    The 2.6 Challenge

    From Sunday 26 April, the day when the Virgin Money London Marathon would have taken place, you’re invited to join the rest of the UK for The 2.6 Challenge #TwoPointSixChallenge

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    Z2K Covid-19 Response

    From Tuesday 14th April, we are opening our phones lines from 10 to 4 pm.  We are also available via our online contacts form.  Our services are open to anyone who is:

    – of working age
    – live in London
    – be entitled to means-tested benefits

    We are also continuing to plan our longer term response, to be ready to push for a continuation of all temporary uplifts in benefits, a complete suspension of sanctions and the benefit cap, and for continued systemic change to ensure a benefits system that works effectively as a safety net.

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    Z2K gives evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee on behalf of the DBC

    Z2K’s Marc Francis gave evidence to the newly formed Work and Pensions Committee on behalf of the DBC. He explained the inadequacies of the current assessment process for disability benefits, and how many unwell people could be left without benefits for months on end due to COVID-19