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Access to Work Scheme Official Statistics from DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions have released official statistics relating to the Access to Work scheme and how many individuals have been supported in 2015. The full report can be found by following this link to DWP’s website >> … Continue reading

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Personal Independence Payment – guide to making a claim

This year has seen many changes to the welfare system including the introduction of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a new benefit, which is beginning to replace the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and which will help towards some of the … Continue reading

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PIP scheme replaces Disability Living Allowance

Replacement of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) by Personal Independence Payments (PIP) has begun in parts of the UK, ahead of a national roll-out. The new PIPs are being introduced gradually for new claimants, starting in Merseyside, Cumbria, Cheshire and … Continue reading

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Attitudes to health and work amongst the working-age population

A recent survey carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions has shown that over half of employers believe that staff would not want them to intervene regarding their physical and mental health. In comparison, 80 per cent of … Continue reading

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Employers work to promote greater awareness of disability inclusion

Employers, recruiters and the minister for disabled people, Maria Miller, joined forces earlier this month to discuss the importance of encouraging greater awareness around inclusion and disability in Britain’s workforce. As a guest speaker, Maria addressed a number of things … Continue reading

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