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  • Improving Access to Work for disabled people

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    We at RNIB strongly support the Access to Work scheme because it enables blind and partially sighted people of working age to become economically active and independent. On 19 December 2014, the Work and Pensions Select Committee released a report about how the Access to Work scheme is currently working, and how it can be improved.

  • Speaking to the Work and Pensions Select Committee about Access to Work

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    On Tuesday 2 November, RNIB's Fazilet Hadi spoke to the Work and Pensions Select Committee on Employment support for disabled people: Access to Work.

  • Feeding into the review of Personal Independence Payment

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    Early in 2014, the government launched an independent review into the introduction of Personal Independence Payment (PIP). We sent in our evidence

  • Our evidence to the year 5 review of the Work Capability Assessment

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    The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) doesn't work for blind and partially sighted people. It acts as an unfair test as it fails to recognise the unique barriers sight loss presents to entering employment. Until it's fixed people will continue to fall therough the gaps and be wrongly assessed.

  • New independent review of the WCA opens - and it's looking for your views!

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    Ever since the current form of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) has existed, the Government have been reviewing it through independent reviewers and the latest has now opened for evidence!

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