Capita Conferences' Welfare Reform Conference Announced - 20th June, Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, May 08, 2016 --( Welfare Reform in Scotland

Monday 20th June 2016 - Edinburgh

Chair: Les Robertson, Immediate Past President, Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV) Scotland Association

About the conference:

This conference comes at a critical time amidst considerable change taking place within the social security landscape in Scotland, providing delegates with a key policy update on the Scotland Bill and the impact that new devolved powers will have. Key topics covered including:

· Rolling out Universal Credit
· Supporting people moving from to Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
· Fostering greater financial and digital inclusion to better meet claimants' needs
· Overcoming barriers to employment

Attendees will learn how to adapt to welfare reform to improve outcomes at an individual and community level.

Speakers include:

· Keynote Address: Confirmed Representative, The Scottish Government
· Andrew Ashcroft, North East Area Director, Glasgow Housing Association and Rent Programme Manager, Wheatley Group
· Gregory Colgan, Head of Customer Services and IT, Dundee City Council
· Jackie Galbraith, Vice Principal for Strategy, Planning and Performance, Ayrshire College and Vice Chair, Developing the Young Workforce Ayrshire
· Andrew Strong, Policy and Information Manager, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
· Elaine Nisbet, Welfare Advice and Adult Basic Education Manager, West Lothian Council
· Keith Dryburgh, Policy Manager, Citizens Advice Scotland

For more information:

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