Disabled workers

Government’s National Disability Strategy declared “unlawful”

Disability activists have been successful in their case against the UK Disability Survey

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

Is video conferencing software inclusive enough?

Closed captions can fail to understand foreign accents or provide context

Disability charity launches Lambeth internship programme

The programme will help young people with learning disabilities gain experience for employment

The Responsible Business Awards Northern Ireland 2021 – a snapshot of the winners

Bank of Ireland, AMS, Northern Ireland Water and Translink received awards for their work in the diversity and inclusion space

The disabled talent pool is there – use it, says speakers at Scottish business conference

At the recent event, Business Disability Forum’s CEO Diane Lightfoot explained how the disabled talent pool could benefit Scotland’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Defence firm Raytheon UK joins Business Disability Forum

Raytheon UK is the first business in its sector to become a partner of Business Disability Forum

Disability employment charity partners with theme park on internship programme

The scheme aims to upskill candidates with disabilities who want to find meaningful employment

Major US firms score highly on the 2021 Disability Equality Index®

The DEI is a benchmarking tool that evaluates whether companies have policies that promote inclusion for disabled groups

Don’t forget hidden disabilities in your inclusion drive

Despite 80% of people with disabilities in the UK having a hidden disability, the topic isn’t much discussed in the workplace