Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to our first online event on 15th May 2020. As promised, we are in the process of uploading the sessions to our YouTube channel and all sessions are now available! The first session starts with a welcome from our Chair followed by a fantastic workshop on ‘Catching up with COVID-19 benefit changes‘ led by Tom Messere (Big Book of Benefits, NAWRA Committee). There is also a Q&A session included. Part Two focuses on …

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Our quarterly meetings are held around the country and include keynote speakers, workshops and a range of networking and professional development opportunities. Our meeting in Stoke on Trent planned for 12 June 2020 will no longer take place at Staffordshire University. However, we are pleased to announce two online events. Friday 15 May 2020 a special COVID-19 NAWRA event online with two interactive workshops focusing on the current benefit changes, homeworking issues and dealing with new ways of working. Read …

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NAWRA met in Leeds last week. The notes from the conference are now available in the members area. NAWRA meets quarterly at venues around the country. Check the dates and locations of future conferences. Conferences are open to members only. Find out more about joining NAWRA.

We are pleased to return to the City Chambers in Edinburgh on 13 September 2019. Our guest speaker will be Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People. We will also hear from Edinburgh Poverty Commission, Poverty Alliance and the Carnegie UK Trust. There will be participatory workshops on investment in welfare rights, Scottish government social security powers, basic income and the commission on social security led by experts by experience. Read the agenda NAWRA members will be …

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