July 2011

We have been contacted by Ivan Karastoyanov who works at a Bulgarian NGO, working in the field of providing employment for visually impaired people. His organisation is looking for a partner to co-operate with in the process of application and implementation of a multi-national project, financed by the EU Commission.

Public sector workers thinking about setting up a social enterprise or mutual can now find out exactly what’s involved, thanks to a comprehensive new guide from the Social Enterprise Coalition.

The Government has responded to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report, Work Programme: Providers and contracting arrangements.

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has asked Professor Harrington to undertake a second independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA).

People First has published a report that gives guidance to disabled people's organisations on how to include people with learning disabilities.