Guidance

Access to Work guide for employers

Employers' guide to Access to Work: money to help disabled people do their jobs.

Documents

Access to Work factsheet for employers

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Details

Access to Work is a specialist disability service from Jobcentre Plus that gives practical advice and support to disabled people, whether they are working, self-employed or looking for employment.

Access to Work is provided where someone needs support or adaptations beyond the reasonable adjustments which an employer is legally obliged to provide under the Equality Act.

British Sign Language (BSL) video

Watch a BSL video of the Access to Work guide for employers.

Published 25 July 2013
Last updated 1 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added Access to Work cap amount of £59,200 for 2019 to 2020 to the HTML and PDF guides.
  2. Added Access to Work cap amount of £57,200 for 2018 to 2019 to the HTML and PDF guides.
  3. Updated the fact sheet with information about the Access to Work cap from April 2017.
  4. Updated the 'How to claim' section of the factsheet.
  5. Updated the fact sheet with information about the Access to Work cap from April 2016.
  6. Updated the guidance to clarify what happens to Access to Work when someone changes jobs.
  7. Published updated version of the guide.
  8. Updated to provide employers with the latest information about Access to Work
  9. First published.