Disability

Concerns over accommodations and ability stalls disability hiring

Business leaders have listed their five main concerns about hiring disabled candidates

Lynette Wieland on breaking law’s class and cognitive barriers

Wieland believes the sector can be enriched by socially diverse and neurodiverse talent

Paid leave and job flexibility could keep carers in work

Carers Rights Day should take place 365 days a year, and employers can help

Diverse staff will share personal data to improve DEI strategies

Employees from minority groups were more likely to participate in data sharing

Network Rail links with Evenbreak to attract disabled talent

Network Rail has joined up with Evenbreak, a specialist job board for disabled people

Why autism should not be a barrier to a great career

Grainger was diagnosed as autistic aged 44. He is proving autism isn’t a barrier to a great career

Leonard Cheshire and TUC demand employment improvement on Disability Pay Gap Day

Disabled jobseekers from Generation Z seem most impacted by the pandemic

Is video conferencing software inclusive enough?

Closed captions can fail to understand foreign accents or provide context

COP26 incident highlights accessibility issues at events

Elharrar’s inability to access the venue highlights accessibility issues for disabled delegates

Purple calls on businesses to improve on and offline accessibility

Today’s ‘Purple Tuesday’ calls on businesses to improve accessibility for disabled customers