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A flowchartAccess to Work Application stages flowchart

A flowchart which clearly outlines each stage of an Access to Work application.

AtW Application flowchart pdf

A laptop displaying a documentAccess to Work Online Application Guide

Screenshots and tips for completing the initial online application form for Access to Work.

AtW Online Application Guide doc
AtW Online Application Guide pdf

Screenshot of a documentBusiness Plan Template

A template providing a basic framework for a business plan for self-employed people.

Business plan template doc
Business plan template pdf

A laptop diosplaying a documentThree quotes for support

Document which shows an example of how to present three competing quotes required during the application process.

Three quotes doc
Three quotes pdf

A laptop displaying a documentSample support worker claim form

The form provided by Access to Work which must be filled in to claim back the costs of a support worker.

Support worker claim form pdf

A laptop displaying a documentTravel to work claim form

The form provided by Access to Work which must be filled in to claim back travel costs.

Travel to work claim form pdf

 

Arts Council England and Access to Work: an FAQ

A document answering some common questions about how Arts Council England funding relates to Access to Work.

ACE FAQ doc
ACE FAQ pdf

Access to Work: A Guide for the Arts and Cultural Sector downloadable versions

Full versions of each section of the guide in document formats

Self-employed doc
Self-employed pdf

Employees doc
Employees pdf

Employers doc
Employers pdf

Benefits and Access to Work: an FAQ

A document answering some common questions about how benefits relate to Access to Work. (Coming soon.)

 

 

Accessible Versions

Video thumbnailVideo versions (with BSL)

Each section of the guide has a video version, which includes British Sign Language and optional captions. Presented by Jess Thom and Deepa Shastri.

Self-employed
Employees
Employers

audio iconAudio versions

Audio versions of the Access to Work Guide, read by a professional voice actor.

Introduction
Self-employed
Employees
Employers
Glossary

Easy Reads

Easy Read IconEasy read versions of each section, produced by Easy and Clear.

Self-employed
Employees
Employers
Glossary

External Links

Access to Work websiteAccess to Work official website

The official gov.uk website for Access to Work, which includes where you can make your initial application.

https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work 

Arts Council England websiteArts Council England Access Information

Webpage giving all the information on Arts Council England’s access support offer.

https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/access-support