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Home-working during the Covid-19 crisis

We have a guest blog from freelance photographer and journalist Natasha Hirst, discussing her experiences of access when working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. My #FreelanceLife meant that I was fairly well prepared for working from home when life was thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus lockdown. Unlike office-based employees who are making an […]

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Covid-19 Direct Payments guidance

Many thanks to all who responded to our email and highlighted questions and concerns based on lived experiences of direct payments and employment of PAs during the coronavirus emergency. We greatly appreciate the time taken to do this, given the challenges many are facing. At the recent meeting to discuss these issues with Welsh Government […]

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Direct Payment issues

Many of our members on Direct Payments have raised concerns with us regarding access to PPE as well as questions about employment arrangements for PAs where either the Employer is shielding or the PA is in self-isolation. We have fed these issues back to Welsh Government Ministers and I’m pleased to inform you that a […]

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