Indus Delta Welfare to Work Newswire - 27 August 2010
What's new on Indus Delta?
As we all know, the establishment of a coalition government spells big changes for the welfare to work sector, employment services provision and the benefits system. Here at Indus Delta, we have compiled a helpful at-a-glance glossary, which details the key issues, publications and vocabulary of this new era. This page will be updated frequently and is an essential resource! Find out more here.
Coalition faces censure after report into Budget impact on the poor
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has threatened to censure the coalition government after a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) claimed that the Budget would hit poor families hardest. To avoid action being taken, the government must now prove that it carried out a statutory assessment on how cuts would affect disadvantage groups including women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and the elderly. Read more here.
Ed Balls to warn government of potential double dip recession
Labour leadership candidate Ed Balls is set to warn the coalition government that plans for drastic cuts may cause a double dip recession. Read more here.
DWP release Framework Specification
This week the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have released further details about their Framework Competition. Read our digest of key issues and dates, provided by ERSA, here.
Jobs on Indus Delta
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