Employment campaigns news

  • Have your say on supporting disabled people in work


    The Government is seeking views on how to transform the employment prospects of disabled people. Don't miss this crucial chance to have your say.

  • Autumn Statement announcements


    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, delivered the Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23 November. Find out which announcements may impact on people with sight loss.

  • Money

    New Work and Pensions Secretary promises 'no plans' for further welfare cuts


    We were really pleased to hear on 21 March that the government has chosen not to proceed with any of the proposed changes to PIP. On top of this, Stephen Crabb MP told Parliament, that ‘we have no further plans to make welfare savings’. Find out more about the announcement.

  • Victory in defending PIP for people with sight loss!


    We’re absolutely thrilled that the Government has withdrawn its proposals to reduce PIP entitlement by changing the rules on the use of aids and appliances. This is fantastic news, thank you so much to everyone who took action on the campaign.

  • Defeat over proposed cut to ESA


    On 29 February, the Welfare Reform and Work Bill went back to the House of Lords. Unfortunately MPs rejected the further changes to the Bill made by the Lords on 2 March and the Lords have voted to accept this.

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