Find out how MS campaigners are making a difference across the UK.
Earlier this week, we hosted a panel event in Parliament to highlight how important social care is to so many people with MS.
For me, one of the biggest headlines to come from yesterday’s Spring Budget was the announcement of an additional £2 billion over the next three years for the social care system in England.
In 2015, the Government pledged to halve the gap in employment between disabled and non-disabled people. Last November (2016), they set out some proposals of how they might achieve their goal in a Green Paper. Our Policy Manager, Laura Wetherly explains how people with MS shaped our response.
This year has been a busy one for our campaigners, who’ve been fighting hard to protect ESA from cuts. Our Public Affairs Officer Jonathan gave us the scoop.
MS can change from day to day and cause extra challenges in the workplace. If you can or do work, the right support from your employer can make a big difference.
We spoke to people with MS whose supportive employers have made their working lives easier.
Last week the Government launched a consultation on its plan to improve employment support for those with chronic conditions. But what does this mean for people with MS? We got our Senior Policy Officer Laura on the case.
Ken Loach’s new film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ has got everyone talking about Britain’s disability benefits system.
I was diagnosed with MS four years ago and I’m not letting it get me down. I work full time and was recently promoted – but I know I’m the exception. With proper support, MS doesn’t always mean saying goodbye to work.
Reviewing employment support
On Tuesday morning I found myself in Committee Room 14 of The House of Commons – the same room in which they’ll announce our new Prime Minister.