Capita’s 2nd National Conference Welfare Reform in Scotland - Thursday 23rd February 2012, Edinbur

Venue: Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Feb 23, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 23, 2012
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Capita’s 2nd National Welfare Reform in Scotland Conference provides a unique opportunity for stakeholders to keep up-to-date with the new regulations and their impact. Featuring expert contributions, don’t miss your chance to discuss how the changes affect vulnerable groups, understand how the new system will function and how best to encourage employment opportunities.

Benefits of attending:

- Hear from the DWP on the UK Government’s vision for Welfare Reform and get to grips with the arrangements for a Universal Credit
- Participate in discussions with Scottish Government and leading experts to increase your understanding of how the changes will affect different groups and services across Scotland
- Explore how disabled people, their families and carers will be affected by the change to Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
- Keep up-to-date with how housing costs and direct payments will impact on housing policy and tenants
- Look at how social and employer-led approaches can address the barriers and support the transition into employment
- Understand how the Work Programme is being rolled out in Scotland and how services will help more people into long-term employment
- Examine how advice services will ensure citizens understand the new welfare system and have the skills to manage payments and earned income


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