Thursday, 27 January 2011 - Edinburgh
As the Coalition Government outlines its plans for a radical overhaul of the UK welfare system,
Capita’s National Welfare Reform in Scotland Conference, in Edinburgh on 27th Jan 2011, is perfectly timed to examine how the new Welfare-to-Work agenda will be implemented in Scotland. Bringing together leading decision makers, this event showcases the latest initiatives from the Central and Scottish Governments to reduce worklessness and eliminate benefit dependency.
With around 100,000 of the 2.5 million people in the UK claiming Incapacity Benefit (IB) living in Scotland, now is the time for policy leaders and practitioners to come together and share essential guidance in order to beat this damaging trend*. Informative sessions offer expert advice on developing strategies for delivering new Government policy.
Key issues to be addressed include:
The Coalition Government’s plans for a new and improved single Work Programme and simplification of the current benefits system
Partnership working between Central and Scottish Government to support those relying on out-of-work benefits back into sustainable employment
Contribution of Local Authorities to the delivery ofWelfare-to-
How Third Sector and Social Enterprise are tackling intergenerational unemployment
The challenges facing Scotland's long term unemployed and how they can be overcome
Take this opportunity to discover how to improve the welfare services within your own community, aid Scotland’s economic recovery and enhance the lives of those dependent on state support.
For Further details:
Contact: Richard Goddard on 020 7960 7719 or richard.goddard@
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