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Hi, I'm Dan198523! I am self-employed, with a particular interest in the Access to Work scheme

Dan198523 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
edited December 2021 in Work and employment
Good morning , I am self employed and with a particular interest in the access to work scheme run by the DWP in order to assist those with disabilities including MH conditions engage in and retain full time employment. If people are struggling with the process, its not a surprise as it can be quite complicated and wordy.


  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Dan198523

    Wishing you a warm welcome to the community, it's lovely to see you join us and thank you for introducing yourself.

    Good to hear you are self-employed, is the Access to Work scheme something you have utilised? It can be difficult to wrap your head around when you first encounter down the path of a claim, and the current delays certainly don't help people. 

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  • Dan198523
    Dan198523 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
    Yes I have seen (access to work) AtW operating at its best for me and others , but it takes some getting used to ...
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    I'm sure others will be interested in your experience with atw we do get a few queries about it 

    It is something I used to recommend to employees but that was quite a while ago when it wasn't as complicated or lengthy 
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