Employment professionals news

This page contains updates on the latest employment professionals news from RNIB and our partners.

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  • Research reports - our research covers a huge range of sight loss issues.
  • Expert series blog - our fortnightly blog by sight loss sector professionals explores topical issues around sight loss in a thought provoking manner.
  • Evidence-based reviews - which look in some detail at blind and partially sighted people across different age groups.

  • Updated Evidence-based review for people of working age


    We have recently updated our Evidence-based review on people of working age.

    The review gives a detailed profile of this group of people, the policies that govern their employment and economic circumstances, and a commentary on what the evidence tells us. This evidence-based review is one of a series produced by RNIB researchers available to download from our Knowledge hub.

  • Employment assessment toolkit goes global


    The Employment assessment toolkit, which is used throughout RNIB Group with blind and partially sighted jobseekers, has been adopted in Poland.

  • Work Capability Assessment analysis


    RNIB have conducted an analysis of DWP data released under a freedom of information request on the outcomes for blind and partially sighted people undergoing a Work Capability Assessment (WCA).

  • 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. We consider personal and household income, payments from benefits and allowances, and gross monthly pay, in order to compare the position of blind and partially sighted people with the general population, and with other disabled people.

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