Access To Work – General
Access To Work (ATW) is a government scheme run by Jobcentre Plus. A2W covers the financial cost of disability solutions that go beyond “reasonable adjustments.” Employers have a legal obligation to make “reasonable adjustments” for their disabled employees under the Equality Act 2010.
How does A2W work?
A2W is a grant offered for additional expenses incurred by disabled people to overcome work-related obstacles.
Who is A2W for?
Disabled people either entering paid employment or already employed. It also applies to unemployed and self-employed people in any job: full time, part-time, temporary or permanent.
How can Microlink help employers?
Microlink understands how to navigate the A2W process to help our clients manage the claims without delays and complications.
Who is eligible?
Anyone with a disability or health condition which affects their ability to perform a job, whether:
- In a paid job
- Unemployed or about to start a job
- Unemployed or about to start a Job centre Plus arranged work trial