Posts Tagged 'reform'

Reminder – ELPF Meeting!

Just a reminder of our next meeting, on Thursday 26th July 2012 at Cafe Camino. 9.15am for a 9.30am start. The meeting will be chaired by Aisling Downey and the topic is Welfare Reform. All feedback welcome, as are suggestions for future meetings!

Ciara

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Welfare Reform

This might be of intrest to people – it’s a short guide to welfare changes planned for 2013 from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals.

e-media Article June 2012 – Welfare reforms

Welfare Reform

I was recently at a conference which focused on welfare reform and its relation to the criminal justice system in L&B and Forth Valley Community Justice Areas. Yes, there’s a connection, but it’s more than that. Today I’ve been reading a few bits and pieces about the impact medical assessment and re-assessment is having on some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Links to the articles are below if people would like to read them.

The Guardian, 20th March 2012

Sickness Benefit: ‘They try their damnedest to avoid paying’

Mind (page viewed 20th March 2012)

Welfare Reform anxiety making people ill


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