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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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