February 2022

Publisher: 
Other organisations
Topics: 
Recruitment
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Guidance

A new handbook from the Global Business Coalition for Education shows how businesses can become more disability-inclusive and improve their bottom line.

The report offers an evidence-led how-to guide for businesses on improving their education, training, and employment for young people with disabilities. The report contains advice to business leaders seeking to improve their performance on disability inclusion, and it makes clear why disability inclusion plays a vital role in modern business, not an optional extra.

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Strategy, Third sector
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Report

In June 2020, the Prime Minister commissioned Danny Kruger MP - now the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities - to develop proposals to sustain the community response to COVID-19 and set out how civil society can contribute to levelling up. The Government has now responded to Danny Kruger's report.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations
Topics: 
Third sector, Recruitment, Scotland
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Research

Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is an employability programme that funds work placements in the third sector for young people with significant barriers to the labour market to gain experience and on the job training within the third sector. It has been in operation in Scotland for a decade and is funded by the Scottish Government and run by SCVO, who have provided the data analysed in this report.

Topics: 
Career development, Children
Year of Publication: 
2022

The Career Development Institute has produced a handbook for use in primary schools to begin careers discussions.

Publisher: 
Parliament
Topics: 
Benefits, DWP, Disability
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Report

Parliament has published a briefing paper on disability welfare benefit assessments.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) uses third-party contractors to provide health and disability assessments to inform decisions about benefits. The Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CDHA), a subsidiary of Maximus, holds the contract under which assessments are carried out for various benefits, including Work Capability Assessments (WCAs) for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit.