Bela Gor

Head of Campaigns, Resources & Legal

Bela is the Legal Director at Business Disability Forum (BDF). She has over 20 years’ of all aspects of disability discrimination law and best practice including:

  • Providing high-level consultancy support to business and government agencies leading reviews and improvement processes for organisations including the Royal Bank of Scotland and the CPS
  • Writing BDF best practice guidance including the Line Manager Guide series
  • Writing guidance for external organisations including the Association of Convenience Stores and the Parkinson’s UK
  • Writing and producing e-learning on disability and mental health
  • Providing regular analyses and updates on discrimination law
  • Delivering training on all aspects of disability and mental health                       

Bela has worked closely with BDF Partners in the financial, retail, broadcast media and health sectors and advises on a variety of subjects ranging from the law and reasonable adjustments in both employment and customer contexts to consumers in vulnerable situations and accessible technology and mental health.  She is a lawyer who took some of the earliest cases under the then new Disability Discrimination Act 1995 while working for the Disability Law Service, a nationwide law centre for disabled people, and has since influenced the development of the legislation.