Green jobs delivery steps up a gear

From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Education, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP Energy Minister Greg Hands co-chaired the first meeting of the country’s first ever dedicated group for creating UK green job opportunities. UK’s new Green Jobs Delivery Group holds inaugural meeting … Continue reading Green jobs delivery steps up a gear

DWP Research: Employment advisers in improving access to psychological therapies

From the Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care Since June 2017, the cross-government Work and Health Unit has tripled the number of employment advisers (EAs) working in 40% of improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) services, following a recommendation by RAND Europe in the 2014 report Psychological Wellbeing and Work. Prior to … Continue reading DWP Research: Employment advisers in improving access to psychological therapies

Managed move of claimants to Universal Credit set to restart

Press release from the Department for Work & Pensions Government outlines plans to resume helping claimants move to Universal Credit by end of 2024. Government outlines plans to resume helping claimants move to Universal Credit by end of 2024Universal Credit successfully supported millions during the pandemic All benefit claimants will be moved over to Universal … Continue reading Managed move of claimants to Universal Credit set to restart

Disability Confident: welcome guide for new members

Written by the Department for Work & Pensions Being Disability Confident can benefit your organisation in a number of ways. It could help you: tap into the huge pool of talent amongst disabled people, and recruit, retain and develop people with the skills you needincrease your understanding of disability and how to make the most … Continue reading Disability Confident: welcome guide for new members

DWP ethnic minority employment bulletin: March 2022

Written by the Department for Work and Pensions Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities On 17 March 2022, the Government published “Inclusive Britain” its response to the March 2021 report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. “Inclusive Britain” sets out over 70 actions in response to the … Continue reading DWP ethnic minority employment bulletin: March 2022

UK ratifies treaty tackling violence and harassment at work

From the Department for Work and Pensions Work and Pensions Secretary Thérèse Coffey deposits treaty tackling workplace violence, completing the ratification process for the UK. The UK government has strengthened its efforts to end violence and harassment in the workplace, becoming the 11th country to ratify the International Labour Organization’s Violence and Harassment Convention. This … Continue reading UK ratifies treaty tackling violence and harassment at work

DWP: Fast-tracked benefit access extended to more nearing end of life

From the Department for Work and Pensions Fast-tracked benefit access extended to more nearing end of life Changes will extend eligibility to end of life support from six to 12 months from 4 April 2022Those nearing end of life will be given fast-tracked access to Universal Credit and Employment and Support AllowanceDelivering on 2021 commitment, … Continue reading DWP: Fast-tracked benefit access extended to more nearing end of life