March 2010

DWP has published a report commissioned from Inclusion about the delivery pipeline.

The Valuing Employment Now team has published a variety of tools and resources on the Valuing People website.

DWP has published a list of the designated preferred bidders for the Work Choice programme in each of the 28 contract package areas.

The Work and Pensions Select Committee has issued a report entitled Management and Administration of Contracted Employment Programmes.

The Department of Health has launched a new pilot scheme, Jobs First, to support people with learning disabilities to find paid jobs.

A survey commissioned by DWP of companies that use Jobcentre Plus services found that employers recognise that considering disabled applicants for roles widens the pool of potential recruits, but for many there is a limited supply of suitable roles.

DWP are inviting nominations for a place on their provision forum.