EAPN responds to the EC consultation on Access to a Basic Bank Account

On 6th April, EAPN responded to the European Commission’s consultation on financial inclusion and access to a basic bank account. Stressing that time has come to “restore citizens’ confidence in the EU’s financial agenda….by putting the internal market at the service of public good”, EAPN calls on the European Commission to propose a Directive on Access to a Basic Bank Account. The latter should cover a number of key services and be accompanied by accessible, affordable, quality services.  Read EAPN’s full response.


EAPN Scotland: New Scottish Poster Campaign says: Workers Rights are Migrant Rights!

The Scottish Migrants Network, a grouping of organisations working with and for new migrants in Scotland, has recently launched a new poster campaign to inform migrants of their rights at work. The network, which is currently hosted by the Poverty Alliance, launched the posters at an event attended by the Deputy First Minister in the Scottish Government.