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RNIB has recently commissioned the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion to carry out a cost benefit analysis of the government's Access to Work scheme.
We understand employers may have concerns about taking on someone with sight loss, or about an existing employee who is losing their sight. We have recently published a new Guide for employers.
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).
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.
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.