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Welfare reform communications toolkit

How we are changing the welfare system – briefing notes for stakeholders.

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DWP’s welfare reform agenda explained: a brief introduction

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Overview of the welfare reform changes

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Overview with speaking notes: a shorter overview

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Complete briefing pack

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Presentation: Overview of the welfare reform changes – 45 slides

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Presentation: Overview with speaking notes: a shorter overview – 28 slides

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Presentation: Complete briefing pack – 180 slides

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Details

This toolkit helps explain how DWP is changing the welfare system. It includes information about DWP policies and explains:

  • what we are changing
  • why we are making the changes
  • when we are making the changes

We update the toolkit regularly.

There is more detailed information about specific subjects in the:

The toolkit

The toolkit is in 4 parts. Select the parts that provide the right level of detail for you and your audience:

  • DWP’s welfare reform agenda explained – a brief introduction
  • overview of what is changing (45 slides)
  • overview with speaking notes – a shorter version of the overview with detailed speaking notes (28 slides)
  • complete briefing pack (180 slides) – designed to be presented in sections which can be removed or combined in different ways depending on your audience

The overviews and the full briefing are available as presentations and as PDFs.

Feedback

We would welcome your feedback on the toolkit.
Do you find it useful?
How have you used the toolkit?
Who have you shared this toolkit with?

Please send your comments to corporate.stakeholders@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Published 8 August 2013
Last updated 10 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Various updates to all documents in the toolkit.
  2. Various updates to all documents in the toolkit.
  3. Various updates to all documents in the toolkit.
  4. Replaced all attachments with revised versions that include preparing the long-term unemployed for the world of work.
  5. Extensive changes made to contents of PDFs and Powerpoint slides, because of recent policy implementation and announcements.
  6. Extensive changes made to 'A brief intro' PDF, presentation overview slides and presentation overview slides with notes, because of recent policy implementation and announcements.
  7. Extensive changes made to 'A brief intro' PDF, presentation overview slides and presentation overview slides with notes, because of recent policy implementation and announcements.
  8. Extensive changes made to 'A brief intro' PDF, presentation overview slides and presentation overview slides with notes, because of recent policy implementation and announcements.
  9. First published.