Capita Conferences' Welfare Reform event announced – 20th June, Edinburgh

Press Release ( - EDINBURGH, Scotland - May 06, 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

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