May 2016

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
BASE, Training, Disability, Education & training, Commissioning, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

This document brings together our policy aims for the disability and employment sector. The document was updated in 2016 by the National Executive Committee.

Publisher: 
Parliament
Topics: 
Welfare reform, Disability, DWP
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

The 2010 Government embarked on a major programme of welfare reforms, some of which will not be implemented fully for a number of years. Major elements include the introduction of Universal Credit, which is replacing means-tested benefits and tax credits for working age families, and Personal Independence Payment (PIP), which is replacing Disability Living Allowance for people of working age.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations
Topics: 
Long-term unemployed, Disability, Third sector
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

The Work Foundation has published a review of the evidence relating to peer support Peer support is the process through which people with similar experiences support one another, both emotionally and practically. For those with disabilities or health conditions, peer support can be a highly beneficial component of a treatment plan, and as such it is reasonably widely used.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Submission, Disability, Disability employment gap
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

BASE has submitted evidence to the Work and Pension Committee's inquiry on the disability employment gap. You'll find it attached below. Thanks to everyone that responded to our request for views.