I am a second year undergraduate student of Politics and International Relations at Kingston University. With four years’ experience in the construction industry prior to starting his studies at Kingston, right now I am unsure as to what sort of profession I would like to pursue after graduating, although I am certain my future lies in the third sector.
Our Next Steps Programme is for young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) and who are between 16 and 24 years old.
We offer a ‘bespoke’ wrap around programme for young people, whatever their level of skills or education.
HELP TO STAY IN OR RETURN TO WORK
Do you have a disability or other health issues?
Are you presently working or thinking about returning to work? Would you like some additional free and confidential support from someone who understands the issues you are experiencing? Continue reading
As part of our commitment to helping those in our local community with disability find meaningful employment, This is Our Community works closely with the Department for Work & Pensions on its “Access to Work” programme.
Lord Freud, the Minister for Welfare Reform, was recently asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno (Liberal Dem.) about the Government’s rationale for allowing certain recipients of the Jobseeker’s and Employment and Support Allowance to join the Work Programme, which provides personalised support for claimants who need more help looking for and staying in work. Continue reading
Recently, MP Esther McVey was asked:
How many people selecting Work Choice since 2010 have claimed (a) employment and support allowance or incapacity benefit, (b) jobseeker’s allowance and (c)disability living allowance (allowance for those who need help looking after themselves not means tested). Continue reading
The Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations, or DPULO, facilitation fund’s aim is to provide financial support to DPULOs that they otherwise could not easily secure. With this money the government based funding aims to promote growth and improve the sustainability of DPULOs. Continue reading