Useful Documents

We are in the process of writing some guides to share helpful information you might wish to know. For the moment we have just the one, but there are more on the way! Please feel free to download and distribute as you wish, and if you have any feedback, get in touch and let us know.

Active Independence Guide to Recruiting Personal Assistants


The following list is a collection of useful documents we’re found around the web, which we’ve made available here for reference. Click links to open documents in a new window.

Citizens Advice Bureau Brief Summary of Welfare Reform
Brief Summary of Welfare Reform

Luton Council’s Personal Budget Employment Handbook
Personal Budget Employment Handbook

Doncaster Council’s Guide to Personal Budgets
DMBC Personal Budget Leaflet

Dept For Health: Guidance on Eligibility Criteria for Adult Social Care, England 2010
DH Facs Guidance 2011

The National Personal Budget Survey
Summary of Findings

Skills For Care
Think Local, Act Personal 

This document provides answers to many of the frequently ask questions about changes to the blue badge scheme
Blue Badge FAQs

The Health & Safety Executive’s guidance on managing sickness absence
Managing sickness absence and return to work in small businesses

A guide to sickness and absence
Absence and Attendance Management at Work

Jobcentre Plus’ Access to Work Factsheet.
Access to work factsheet

The Essential Guide to Automatic Enrolment
How to comply with the law on workplace pensions

Automatic Enrolment into Workplace Pensions
QAs for people who employ workers for their care and support