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Frequently met organisations

Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP
Minister of State (Minister for Employment), Department for Work and Pensions [0]

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions [0]

Lord Freud (Lord Freud)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Welfare Reform), Department for Work and Pensions [0]

Maria Miller MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions [0]

Steve Webb MP
Minister of State (Minister for Pensions), Department for Work and Pensions [0]

Susie Squire
Special Adviser to Iain Duncan Smith, Department for Work and Pensions [0]
May 2010 -

June 2011

DWP met the following to discuss Disadvantaged young people:
Barnardos and Youth United
Catch22
Foyer Foundation
Groundwork UK
Prince's Trust
Rathbone

DWP met the following to discuss Child maintenance:
Church of England
Citizens Advice Bureau
The Children's Society
Working Families

DWP met the following to discuss Health and safety:
IOSH
The Law Society
Trades Union Congress

DWP met the following to discuss Work Capability Assessments:
Citizens Advice Bureau
Mind
Scope

DWP met the following to discuss Incentivised transfers:
Alexander Forbes
PricewaterhouseCoopers

DWP met Centre for Social Justice to discuss Ageing issues.

DWP met Social Firms to discuss Disability equality.

DWP met Motability to discuss Disability Living Allowance.

DWP met Association of Run Off Companies Ltd to discuss Employer Liability Insurance.

DWP met Stephen Harwood Legal to discuss Housing association finance.

DWP met Public and Commercial Services Union to discuss Independent Living Allowance and disability issues.

DWP met Social Enterprise Coalition to discuss New Enterprise Allowance.

DWP met National Association of Pension Funds to discuss Pension reform.

DWP met Hermes Fund Managers Ltd to discuss Pensions.

DWP met Centre for Social Justice to discuss Social justice.

DWP met South East Network of Disabled People to discuss User led organisations.

May 2011

DWP met the following to discuss Mesothelioma compensation scheme:
Association of British Insurers
Aviva
Zurich Financial Services

DWP met the following to discuss Child maintenance:
Family Action
Grandparents Plus

DWP met the following to discuss Housing:
Centrepoint
Notting Hill Housing

DWP met the following to discuss Workplace pension reforms:
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Paradigm Pensions

DWP met Diverse Solutions to discuss Disability issues.

DWP met Social Finance to discuss Jam Jar accounts.

DWP met The Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise to discuss Mature enterprise.

DWP met Saga Group to discuss Pension reform.

DWP met Age UK to discuss Single Tier pension.

DWP met Institute for Fiscal Studies to discuss Single Tier Pension.

DWP met Skills for Care to discuss Social care.

DWP met UNISON to discuss Welfare reform.

DWP met Mencap to discuss Work Capability Assessment.

DWP met Groundwork UK to discuss Work Programme and youth unemployment.

DWP met Young Men's Christian Association to discuss Work Programme.

DWP met XLP to discuss Youth and gang interventions.

April 2011

DWP met the following to discuss Mesothelioma compensation scheme:
Association of British Insurers
Aviva
Zurich Financial Services

DWP met the following for introductory meeting:
Association of British Insurers
YouthNet

DWP met the following to discuss Child maintenance:
Relate
Resolution

DWP met Ilford Recorder (Chris Carter) for general discussion.

DWP met Barnado's to discuss Child care issues.

DWP met Barclays PLC to discuss Credit Union feasibility study.

DWP met Energy Network Association to discuss Electro Magnetic Field Directive.

DWP met Citizens Advice Bureau to discuss Employment Support Allowance.

DWP met Confederation of British Industry to discuss Health and safety.

DWP met Expert Advisers to discuss Support for Mortgage Interest.

DWP met Mind to discuss Welfare reform.

DWP met Atos to discuss Work Capability Assessment.

March 2011

DWP met the following to discuss Private pensions:
Fair Pensions
Financial Services Authority
Legal and General
Standard Life

DWP met the following to discuss Work Capability Assessments:
Citizens Advice Bureau
Mind
Papworth Trust
Scope

DWP met the following to discuss Open Market:
Association of British Insurers
Pensions Income Choice Association
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DWP met the following to discuss ‘Strengthening families, promoting parental responsibility: the future of child maintenance' Green Paper:
Centre for Separated Families
National Family Mediation
Refuge

DWP met the following to discuss Labour market policy in Wales:
Mayor's Office
Merthyr Tydfil

DWP met Confederation of British Industry for introductory meeting.

DWP met Home Farm Trust to discuss Care home issues.

DWP met Child Poverty Action Group to discuss Child poverty.

DWP met Public and Commercial Services Union to discuss Corporate matters.

DWP met Social Investment Business to discuss Credit unions.

DWP met Race Online 2012 to discuss Digital Inclusion.

DWP met British Association for Supported Employment to discuss Disability issues.

DWP met Norwood to discuss Disability Living Allowance reform.

DWP met Newlife Foundation to discuss Disability Living Allowance Reform.

DWP met Whizz Kids to discuss Filming project.

DWP met Ann Craft Trust to discuss Financial abuse in care homes.

DWP met Tomorrow's People to discuss general discussion on a range of issues.

DWP met Expert health professional to discuss Mental health and sickness.

DWP met AT Kearney to discuss Modernisation programmes.

DWP met Ethnic Minorities Advisory Group to discuss Overview of ethnic minority rights.

DWP met Soldier on Charity to discuss Recruitment of injured ex-servicemen.

DWP met Spink Foundation to discuss Social Care and support care packages.

DWP met American Association of Retired Persons to discuss State pension.

DWP met Expert industry professional to discuss The Universal Credit.

DWP met Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development to discuss The Work Programme and work clubs.

DWP met Crisis to discuss The Work Programme.

DWP met Institute for Fiscal Studies to discuss Welfare Reform and the Universal Credit.

DWP met Twins and Multiple Births Association to discuss Welfare reform.

February 2011

DWP met the following to discuss Child poverty:
Barnardo's
Family and Parenting Institute
Gingerbread
Oxfam
Save the Children

DWP met the following to discuss Credit unions:
Association of British Credit Unions Limited ~2 times
PMM LLP

DWP met the following to discuss Disability Living Allowance reform:
Carers UK
Disability Benefits Consortium

DWP met the following to discuss Occupational pensions:
Special Metals Wiggins Pensioners Action Group
Visteon Pension Action Group ~2 times

DWP met Legal and General to discuss annuities and the Financial Assistance Scheme.

DWP met Working Families Everywhere to discuss Employment.

DWP met Mencap to discuss Housing Benefit component and Disability Living Allowance mobility.

DWP met Rethink to discuss Mental health and Welfare Reform.

DWP met Expert Professional to discuss Pensions Bill.

DWP met Lane Clark Peacock to discuss Private pensions.

January 2011

DWP met the following for general discussion:
Dominic Mohan
The Sun

DWP met the following to discuss Jobcentre Plus customer service:
Church Urban Fund
Community Links

DWP met the following to discuss Sickness absence management:
BT Group
First Care

DWP met the following to discuss Support for mortgage interest issues:
Barclays PLC
Expert member of Industry

DWP met Prudential plc to discuss annuities and the Financial Assistance Scheme.

DWP met PMM LLP to discuss Credit Unions.

DWP met Employer Forum on Disability to discuss Disability and big society.

DWP met Hayley Taylor to discuss Employment.

DWP met Kinship Care Alliance to discuss Grandparents as carers.

DWP met FASTRAK to discuss Housing Benefit reform.

DWP met Independent Living Association West Sussex to discuss Independent Living.

DWP met Expert member of Health organisation to discuss Mental health and work programmes.

DWP met ManpowerGroup to discuss New Enterprise Allowance Scheme.

DWP met Saga Group to discuss Pensions Protection Fund.

DWP met Shaw Trust to discuss Remploy.

DWP met British Chambers of Commerce to discuss Sickness absence and Pensions Bill.

DWP met National Association of Voluntary and Community Action to discuss The Work Programme.

DWP met New Deal of the Mind to discuss Welfare Reform.

DWP met Centre for Separated Families to discuss ‘Strengthening families, promoting parental responsibility: the future of child maintenance' Green Paper.

December 2010

DWP met the following to discuss disability issues:
Disability Rights UK
Scope

DWP met the following to discuss employment issues:
Confederation of British Industry
Trades Union Congress

DWP met Association of British Credit Unions Limited to discuss ABCUL's business plan.

DWP met Royal National Institute of Blind People to discuss Big Society initiatives.

DWP met Association of Run Off Companies to discuss Employer Liability.

DWP met icould to discuss employment support.

DWP met Community Development Finance Association to discuss Enterprise Allowance.

DWP met British Chambers of Commerce to discuss enterprise clubs.

DWP met CIFAS to discuss fraud and error.

DWP met Oil & Gas UK to discuss health and safety issues.

DWP met Atos to discuss Incapacity Benefit reassessment.

DWP met Politeia to discuss self employment.

DWP met National Association of Funeral Directors to discuss Social Fund: funeral payments.

DWP met Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations to discuss the Work Programme.

DWP met Tesco to discuss welfare and pension reform.

DWP met Zacchaeus 2000 Trust to discuss welfare reform.

DWP met Papworth Trust to discuss Winter Fuel Payments.

November 2010

DWP met the following to discuss Government contract:
Balfour Beatty
McKesson Uk
Vertex
Xerox

DWP met the following to discuss Housing Benefit Reform:
Homeless Link
National Housing Federation
Young Men's Christian Association

DWP met the following to discuss child poverty:
Gingerbread
Women Like Us

DWP met the following to discuss Housing Benefit reform:
East London Housing Partnership
Emmaus Communities

DWP met the following to discuss pension reform:
Hermes Fund Managers Limited
Royal Society of Arts

DWP met the following to discuss Welfare Reform White Paper:
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Save the Children

DWP met the following for introductory meeting:
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
YouGov

DWP met Grandparents Plus to discuss an ageing society.

DWP met National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers to discuss automatic enrolment.

DWP met Royal National Institute of Blind People to discuss disability issues and work choice.

DWP met Association of British Insurers to discuss Employer Liability.

DWP met Atos to discuss Incapacity Benefit reassessment.

DWP met Mumsnet to discuss job clubs.

DWP met British Osteopathic Association to discuss muscular skeletal disorders.

DWP met Allied Steel and Wire to discuss pension scheme.

DWP met Fair Pensions to discuss private pensions: investment.

DWP met ManpowerGroup to discuss self employment.

DWP met Carers UK to discuss Universal Credit.

DWP met Institute of Public Policy and Research to discuss welfare reform.

DWP met Mencap to discuss Work Capability Assessments.

DWP met Stephen Lawrence Trust to discuss youth unemployment.

October 2010

DWP met the following to discuss Housing Benefit reform:
Citizens Advice Bureau
Crisis
Shelter

DWP met the following to discuss the Spending Review:
British Chambers of Commerce
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Tomorrow's People

DWP met the following to discuss employment services:
Bromley by Bow Association
Social Enterprise

DWP met the following to discuss Work Capability Assessments:
Citizens Advice Bureau
Trades Union Congress

DWP met Sense to discuss Disability Living Allowance.

DWP met Asbestos Victim Support Group to discuss Employer Liability.

DWP met Association of Personal Injury Lawyers to discuss Employer liability.

DWP met Mencap to discuss employment opportunities for disabled people.

DWP met ASDA to discuss employment service.

DWP met International Consortium of British Pensioners to discuss frozen pensions.

DWP met UK Rehabilitation Council to discuss health issues.

DWP met North East London NHS Foundation to discuss health, work and well being.

DWP met St Georges Crypt Association to discuss Housing Benefit Reform.

DWP met Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development to discuss labour market issues.

DWP met EEF to discuss sickness absence and rehabilitation.

DWP met Federation of Small Businesses to discuss the spending review.

DWP met Social Finance to discuss the work programme.

DWP met UBS to discuss the Work Programme.

DWP met Barnardo's to discuss Universal Credit.

DWP met Association of British Insurers to discuss welfare reform.

DWP met National Association of Workforce Boards to discuss welfare to work.

September 2010

DWP met the following to discuss the Work Programme:
3i ~2 times
A4e ~2 times
Avanta ~2 times
Balfour Beatty ~2 times
Barclays PLC ~2 times
Careers Development Group ~2 times
Carillion Energy Services ~2 times
Collins Stuart ~2 times
Duke Street Capital ~2 times
Employment Related Services Agency ~2 times
FourstaR Group ~2 times
G4S plc ~2 times
Groundwork UK ~2 times
HSBC ~2 times
Intraining ~2 times
JHP Group ~2 times
KPMG ~2 times
Lloyds ~2 times
MAXIMUS ~2 times
Newcastle College Group ~2 times
Papworth Trust ~2 times
Public and Commercial Services Union
Reed in Partnership ~2 times
Remploy ~2 times
Royal Bank of Scotland ~2 times
Sarino Russo ~2 times
Shaw Trust ~2 times
St Loyes ~2 times
The Wise Group ~2 times
Tomorrow's People ~2 times
Turning Point ~2 times
Vertex ~2 times
Working Links ~2 times
Young Men's Christian Association ~2 times

DWP met the following to discuss state pension reforms and auto-enrolment:
ACCORD
British Airline Pilots Association
Nautilus UK
Prospect
Unions21

DWP met the following to discuss welfare reform:
EEF
Federation of Small Businesses
Hilbert and Co
Trades Union Congress
UBS

DWP met the following to discuss disability issues:
GMB
Unite the Union

DWP met the following for introductory meeting:
National Federation of SubPostmasters
Telereal Trillium

DWP met International Longevity Centre to discuss ageing issues.

DWP met Frontier Economics to discuss auto-enrolment.

DWP met Crimestoppers to discuss benefit fraud.

DWP met Rethink to discuss challenges associated with mental health.

DWP met Child Poverty Action Group to discuss child poverty.

DWP met Prince's Trust to discuss mandatory community activity and partnerships with the private sector.

DWP met National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to discuss mental health issues in relation to employment.

DWP met GMB to discuss pension reform.

DWP met Post Office Limited to discuss service delivery.

DWP met YouthNet to discuss volunteering opportunities.

DWP met GB Job Clubs to discuss work clubs.

July 2010

DWP met the following to discuss Work Programme:
3SC ~2 times
3i ~2 times
A4e ~2 times
Access to Industry
Action for Blind People
Adecco
Advance ~2 times
Alexander Mann Solutions
Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations ~4 times
Babcock International Group
Balfour Beatty ~2 times
Barclays PLC ~5 times
Barnardo's
Bechtel ~2 times
Bolton Wise
Bootstrap Enterprises
British Trust for Conservation Volunteers
Capita ~3 times
Carillion ~2 times
Carlyle Group ~2 times
Centre for Full Employment
Charlton Athletic Community Trust
Citigroup ~2 times
Community Links
Confederation of British Industry ~3 times
Crossover
ESG Group ~2 times
Ecoactif Services
Employment Related Services Association ~2 times
Enable
Everything's Possible
First Step Trust
Fusion 21
G4S plc ~3 times
Gingerbread
Greater London Authority
Groundwork UK ~3 times
Home Training CIC
Ingeus ~2 times
Inspired Sisters
Interserve Developments
Islington Childcare Trust
Ixion Holdings Ltd
Jobchange
Jobsteps
KPMG ~2 times
Kellan Group plc
LDC ~2 times
Lifework UK
London Development Agency
MAXIMUS ~2 times
MITIE Group
ManpowerGroup
Morrison
Mouchel Consulting
Nacro
New Deal of the Mind
Newhaven Community Employment Partnership
Outcome First ~2 times
Papworth Trust
Penna plc
Pluss
Providence Equity Partners ~2 times
Reliance Secure Task Management Limited
Right Management
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations
Serco Group plc ~3 times
Shaw Trust ~4 times
Silverdell PLC
Social Investment Business ~2 times
Sovereign Capital ~2 times
St Giles Trust
St Loyes
Steps to Work Walsall
The Restore Trust
The Salvation Army
Tomorrow's People ~3 times
VT Group ~2 times
Vertex ~2 times
VocaLink
Women Like Us
Work Solutions
Working Links ~3 times
Xchanging
Young Men's Christian Association

DWP met the following to discuss Mental Health Professionals' seminar: mental health strategy:
Cary Cooper
David Clark
Dinesh Bhugra
Dr Bob Grove
Dr Paul Keedwell
Dr Paul Litchfield
Hugh Griffiths
Martin Knapp
Matthew Hotopf

DWP met the following to discuss Mental Health Professionals' Seminar: mental health strategy:
Cary Cooper
David Clark
Dinesh Bhugra
Dr Bob Grove
Dr Paul Keedwell
Dr Paul Litchfield
Hugh Griffiths
Martin Knapp
Matthew Hotopf

DWP met the following to discuss Investment expertise:
Deutsche Bank ~2 times
JPMorgan Chase
UBS ~2 times

DWP met the following to discuss Autism and employment:
Ambitious about Autism
National Autistic Society

DWP met the following to discuss Child poverty:
Gingerbread ~2 times
Save the Children

DWP met the following to discuss Pensions:
Barnett Waddingham
Society of Pension Consultants

DWP met Trades Union Congress for introductory meeting.

DWP met Frontier Economics to discuss Automatic enrolment.

DWP met Pensions Action Group to discuss Financial Assistance Scheme.

DWP met Family and Parenting Institute to discuss Flexible working and child poverty.

DWP met Slivers of Time to discuss Flexible working.

DWP met JPMorgan Chase to discuss Gleneagles Conference preparation.

DWP met Trades Union Congress to discuss Labour Market.

DWP met Pension Income Choice Association to discuss Open market option.

DWP met Bristol Community Family Trust to discuss Reducing family breakdown.

DWP met Thames Gateway London Partnership to discuss Tackling Worklessness.

DWP met Royal National Institute of Blind People to discuss Work choice.

DWP met Capgemini to discuss Work programme.

DWP met Confederation of British Industry to discuss Workplace pension reforms.

June 2010

DWP met the following for round-table introduction to a number of stakeholder groups:
Age UK ~2 times
Carers UK ~2 times
Church Action on Poverty ~2 times
Counsel and Care ~2 times
Independent Age ~2 times
Joseph Rowntree Foundation ~2 times
Oxfam ~2 times

DWP met the following to discuss introductory round-table discussion on carers' issues:
Carers UK
Crossroads
Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Women Like Us
Working Families

DWP met the following to discuss Automatic enrolment:
EEF
Frontier Economics
Legal and General
Pensions Policy Institute

DWP met PricewaterhouseCoopers to discuss Dynamic benefits.

DWP met Tomorrow's People to discuss Employment.

DWP met People 1st to discuss Get Britain Working service academies.

DWP met Institution of Occupational Safety and Health to discuss Health and Safety.

DWP met National Association of Pension Funds to discuss Pension reform.

DWP met Confederation of British Industry to discuss Pensions and the European Union.

DWP met Citizens Advice Bureau to discuss Work Capability Assessment.

DWP met Shaw Trust to discuss Work choice.

May 2010

DWP met Pensions Policy Institute for introductory meeting.

DWP met Frontier Economics to discuss Automatic enrolment.

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