“Access to Work” is a Government scheme whereby someone who are employed or may be about to start employment may apply for a grant to assist them practical support in the workplace where support is not available under the “Reasonable Adjustments” umberella.
An Access to Work grant can pay for:
- special equipment, adaptations or support worker services to help you do things like answer the phone or go to meetings
- help getting to and from work
Further details on Access to Work can be found: https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work
“On Tuesday 5 December 2017, court papers in a legal challenge were served on the Department for Work and Pensions over its introduction of the Access to Work cap, a measure which limits the amount of support that individuals can be awarded by the once flagship disability employment scheme”.
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