Inclusion Scotland has released a guide to the impacts of welfare reform on disabled people.
The booklet is available in PDF format using the link below:
Disabled people’s organisations and carers’ organisations have come together to call on Scottish Government to take urgent, radical action to create a social care support system worthy of the name. In an open letter to… Continue Reading Call for urgent radical action to transform Scotland’s social care support system
“For anyone thinking of applying for this internship in the future, my advice would be don’t be hesitant, as it is a great opportunity for disabled people.” By Laura Murdanaigum Before my internship I was… Continue Reading Helping to create a new Scottish Social Security Benefit System through lived experience.
“I would strongly recommend that any disabled person seeking employment apply for an opportunity on this programme as it really helps to build confidence and has such a diverse range of internships. The programme empowers… Continue Reading Human Resources Intern Experience Blog with Skills Development Scotland
Our new report, ‘Services for who?’, is the culmination of a 2 year DRILL funded research project which explored the experiences of disabled people with other characteristics when accessing services. We spoke to disabled people and service… Continue Reading Services For Who?
What is the #myworkstory campaign? On Friday 1 December 2017, Independent Living in Scotland, part of Inclusion Scotland, is launched #myworkstory, a social media campaign to encourage disabled people to get talking about being themselves at… Continue Reading #myworkstory campaign
This year we will be asking YOU how Scottish Government should use the devolved powers coming to Scotland to improve the lives of disabled people. Workshops on – How can we change the Work Programme… Continue Reading Austerity for us, Prosperity for who?
New research by disability charity Inclusion Scotland confirms that disabled people are suffering stress, fear and isolation because of Welfare Reform. Leading disability charity, Inclusion Scotland, surveyed hundreds of disabled people and then carried out… Continue Reading Welfare Reform impacts on disabled people – the facts
Yesterday we held an event at the Scottish Parliament to report back on the result (so far) of our Parliamentary internship pilot programme. Most of the time was given over to the interns themselves, who… Continue Reading Reporting on our Parliamentary interns pilot
We are delighted to have heard the news that just before Xmas the first person to have held one of our Parliamentary intern roles got word that they had been successful in applying for a… Continue Reading Employment success for our first Parliamentary intern
Our first Parliamentary intern Catriona Johnston just sent us this great picture showing one of her latest experiences as a Parliament intern – helping out the Chamber Clerk during Parliamentary business! This picture was taken… Continue Reading Cat gets in the thick of it
Ryan McMullan, an Edinburgh based graduate with experience working in Landscape Design, has been appointed as our second Parliamentary intern, working for Rhoda Grant MSP (Labour, Highlands and Islands) at her Scottish Parliament office. Ryan is… Continue Reading Ryan appointed as second Parliamentary intern
Writing a really good job application takes some time and effort, and is unfortunately a skill that you don’t learn anywhere other than through experience, getting some good advice, and giving some really good hard… Continue Reading Writing a good job application