How can we create disability-confident workplaces? Jo Stubbs discusses what HR professionals need to know and why disability-confident workplaces are good for business
New survey indicates a shift in the areas that employees prioritise when it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Penny Mordaunt will bring together global leaders and technology companies to tackle the barriers that prevent people living with disabilities from reaching their full potential.
Bridge to Work will narrow the employment gap for young disabled people in the capital.
Up to 75 per cent of disabled people find that their condition has an impact when job-hunting, according to new research from the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI).
The House of Commons has been recognised for outstanding disability performance and commitment to disabled people by achieving ‘silver’ status from the Business Disability Forum (BDF), almost doubling its score from 2013 to 83 percent.
An employee’s explanation for alleged misconduct at work can sometimes be taken by employers to be a version of events which simply beggars belief. As a result, employers are often tempted to dismiss an employee without giving due consideration to the employee’s side of the story.
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Employment support scheme helping record number of people with disabilities and mental health conditions
A record number of people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions are being helped into work with the Access to Work scheme.
A lack of skilled and confident line managers is a significant barrier to retaining workers with disabilities, new research from Business Disability Forum (BDF) finds.
Swansea’s efforts to promote employment equality for disabled people have been given the official seal of approval, after being named the UK’s first ‘disability confident’ city.
The national charity, which supports people living with scars, marks or conditions that affect their appearance, have prepared the guide to advise recruiters with areas such as what they are allowed to ask and how to avoid being distracted by a candidate’s appearance and focus on what they are saying.
A new study has revealed that disabled workers have experienced discrimination and deterioration in the workplace under the coalition government. Also revealed that employer attitudes to disabled workers have also deteriorated.
A new specialist employment scheme is set to double the number of disabled people in work. The revised scheme will be active from 1 September 2015 and is building on the frameworks already set out by the Residential Training college (RTC) model.
Didlaw EDUCATION has announced the first annual disability discrimination conference, Disability Matters 2015