|DR UK says that “dire” Universal Credit system not fit for managed migration in our response to the SSAC consultation: Given the dire state of the universal credit system we find it beyond belief that a responsible Government would intend migrating claimants to the benefit from July 2019. Read our response and recommendations
Supporting disabled people through traineeships consultation: Disability Rights UK has the ambition of producing a short publication on good practice in supporting disabled people onto and through traineeships and are seeking examples of good practice. The charity wants to hear from disabled people with a good experience of traineeships, especially paid traineeships, who are willing to be quoted. Closes 17 September 2018. Read more
Visualising Disability Benefit Appeals: From April 2017 to March 2018, disabled people won 67.7% of the appeals they brought to a tribunal. In his new blog, Evan Odell, our DRILL Research Programme Officer, examines the latest appeal trends using Government statistics.
Free training on Inclusive Practice – Disability and School Careers Advice, Information and Guidance: Disability Rights UK is offering free one-day training days designed for school careers advisers, coordinators and school careers leaders. The training is for those who wish to develop their understanding of disability equality and enhance their skills to support disabled learners with careers guidance and careers planning. Read more
How to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal: In the unlikely (likely?) event of a ‘no deal’ the Government has published a series of papers on how the UK will cope. Here are some of the subject areas that are related to the areas DR UK covers. Read more