DWP Guidance: Employing disabled people and people with health conditions

Reposted from the Department for Work and Pensions - updated Thurs 1 Sept 2022 This guidance provides a summary of information for employers to help: increase their understanding of disability enable them recruit and support disabled people and those with long term health conditions in work It has links to other resources to enable employers … Continue reading DWP Guidance: Employing disabled people and people with health conditions

6 million disabled people to get Cost of Living payment from 20 September 2022

Reposted from the Department for Work and Pensions and Chloe Smith MP Around 6 million disabled people in the UK will receive their one-off £150 disability Cost of Living payment from 20 September, the government has confirmed. £150 disability Cost of Living payments to be made from 20 September 20226 million people who are paid certain disability … Continue reading 6 million disabled people to get Cost of Living payment from 20 September 2022

How to sign up to the Disability Confident employer scheme (DWP)

Reposted from the Department for Work and Pensions Guidance about signing up for the Disability Confident scheme, and how it can help your business. Contents Why you should become Disability ConfidentHow to become Disability ConfidentLevel 1: Disability Confident CommittedLevel 2: Disability Confident EmployerLevel 3: Disability Confident LeaderAdvice on employing disabled people Print this page The … Continue reading How to sign up to the Disability Confident employer scheme (DWP)

Govt pledges £7.6 million to help 2,000 adults with autism into work

From: Department for Work and Pensions and Chloe Smith MP A new £7.6 million government initiative has been launched to help over 2,000 adults with learning disabilities and autism move into work. The Local Supported Employment (LSE) initiative is providing grant funding to 24 local authorities in England and Wales, representing an investment of £7.6 million over … Continue reading Govt pledges £7.6 million to help 2,000 adults with autism into work

DWP: Two million more women in work since 2010, as UK unemployment remains low

Press release from the Department for Work and Pensions and Julie Marson MP The UK’s female workforce is booming, new figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal New ONS data shows number of working women is now 2 million more than in 2010Women in high-skilled jobs is up 38.5% since 2010, with proportion of women … Continue reading DWP: Two million more women in work since 2010, as UK unemployment remains low

Update from DWP on Sheffield Youth Hub referrals to MCDT, SOAR and Heeley City Farm

Written by Amy Jones, Employer Advisor, South Yorkshire District, Department for Work and Pensions I would like the opportunity to share with you details of our Work coaches in Youth Hubs. If you have any 18/24 who need extra support and would benefit from attending work coach interviews in the community rather than the jobcentre … Continue reading Update from DWP on Sheffield Youth Hub referrals to MCDT, SOAR and Heeley City Farm

7 in 10 young people in work 4 months after leaving government’s Kickstart Scheme

From the Department for Work and Pensions On Tuesday 12 July, senior Cabinet Ministers awarded young people and employers for their contribution to tackling high youth unemployment through the Kickstart Scheme, as the country recovered from the pandemic. Launched in September 2020, the scheme secured over 163,000 jobs for young people nationwide as part of … Continue reading 7 in 10 young people in work 4 months after leaving government’s Kickstart Scheme

Cost of Living Payments from 14 July; a quarter of UK families to receive support including

From: Department for Work and Pensions and The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP Almost one in four families across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will get £326 sent directly to them from today, with the second instalment of £324 sent later this year as part of the government’s £37 billion support package. £326 – the first … Continue reading Cost of Living Payments from 14 July; a quarter of UK families to receive support including