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    Proposed abolition of Work-Related Activity payment


    In his July Budget, the Chancellor announced changes to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for future claimants placed in the Work-Related Activity Group (WRAG).

  • The July 2015 Budget


    On the 8th July, George Osborne announced the budget. We welcome the fact that the rumoured taxation of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and working-age Disability Living Allowance (DLA) has not materialised.

  • Work Programme statistics briefing


    We have produced a briefing on the outcomes of blind and partially sighted people referred to the Work Programme between 1 June 2011 and 31 March 2014.

  • New research on sight loss and earnings


    A new research briefing considers the link between sight loss and income.

  • Find IT training in your area


    Do you want to learn computer skills? RNIB have developed a UK-wide database of learning providers that can offer training courses and skill development in IT and access technology for blind and partially sighted people.

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