Browsing All posts tagged under »access to work«

Deaf News: Unions and ATW campaign hit out at reported government plans to privatise Access to Work scheme

February 5, 2016

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In a move that is sure to worry Deaf people who use the Access to Work scheme, which gives Deaf and […]

Deaf News: MP accuses government of making Access to Work cuts without knowing full financial implications

July 13, 2015

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Steve McCabe, the MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, has criticised the Government for making cuts to the Access to Work […]

Deaf campaigners express shock and disgust as Disability Minister boasts £3 million of Access to Work budget was UNSPENT

June 25, 2015

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Deaf campaigners against cuts to Access to Work, which offers support for Deaf and disabled people at work, have expressed […]

Deaf News: Sign language interpreters convicted of £1million Access to Work fraud

June 5, 2015

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In the latest case concerning Access to Work fraud to go through the courts, a couple from Derby who were […]

Deaf News: UK Council on Deafness welcomes Access to Work research but remains concerned about cap on awards

June 4, 2015

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The UK Council on Deafness welcomes the Department for Work and Pensions’ desire to establish the return on investment delivered […]

Charlie Swinbourne: The DWP’s own analysis shows how their Access to Work cap directly threatens deaf careers

May 14, 2015

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Many deaf people woke up feeling pretty down on Friday morning with the news that the Conservatives – and around […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Whoever wins the election needs to stop the DWP bullying deaf employees

May 7, 2015

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Today is the day all of us – deaf included – have the chance to go to the polls to elect […]

Deaf News: DWP’s new Access to Work cap criticised for being a “cap on the aspirations of deaf young people”

March 12, 2015

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The Government has been criticised for setting a cap on the amount of Access to Work support people with disabilities […]

Deaf News: Deaf man jailed for 9 years for £800,000 Access to Work fraud

February 25, 2015

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Extract from the Mail Online website: The profoundly deaf ringleader of an £800,000 disability allowance scam has been jailed for […]

“If the need is there, why not support?” Former adviser talks about changes to Access to Work

February 13, 2015

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The Access to Work scheme, which gives support to deaf and disabled employees at work, has been in crisis, with […]