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Outcomes report: Deaf communications marketplace roundtable on Access to Work review

24 October 2014
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Access to Work programme has helped more than 35,000 people to attend and stay in work over the past year as a direct result, with over 110,000 people supported through the programme since 20071. Many thousands more disabled people are also able to work without participating in ATW, simply because they and their employers know that support is there if required.   
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Fun films focus on issues around employment for disabled people

23 October 2014
Young filmmakers are preparing to showcase their latest work which is inspired
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‘Appy’ entrepreneur Gary is in UK’s top 100

23 October 2014
A CITY entrepreneur who won an Echo Portfolio Award last year has been named one of the 100 most influential people
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Business Disability Forum associates and members named on inaugural list of influential disabled people

23 October 2014
London, UK – A number of Business Disability Forum (BDF) Associates and individuals from BDF Member and Partner organisations
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Press release: Business Disability Forum associates and members named on inaugural list of influential disabled people

23 October 2014
London, UK – A number of Business Disability Forum (BDF) Associates and individuals from BDF Member and Partner organisations were recently named on the inaugural 2015 Power 100 List of Britain's most influential people with a disability or impairment. The list includes 100 of the most powerful, influential and inspiring disabled people in Britain.
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Line managers, what would you do?

16 October 2014
A member of your team who you have never met has been off sick for nearly six months - how do you handle it?
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Event review: Managing Difficult Conversations

14 October 2014
On 13 November, we were joined by Members, Partners and guest speakers Tony Cates, Head of Audit, KPMG UK, Aisling Tuft, Recoveries Manager, Enterprise and Alastair Campbell, writer and political commentator at the launch of our new guide on ‘Managing difficult conversations’ at work.
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Press release: KPMG sponsors Business Disability Forum’s new guidance ‘Managing difficult conversations’

13 October 2014
London, UK – KPMG are sponsoring  and launching Business Disability Forum’s (BDF) new publication ‘Managing difficult conversations’ at their Canary Wharf office on 13 October.  
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Occupational Health (OH) and HR working together to address mental health

08 October 2014
A recent trend of occupational health working closely with HR around mental health is bringing results, according to former Unilever VP HR and workplace mental health awareness campaigner Geoff McDonald.
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70% of employers feel a responsibility for their employees physical and mental health

08 October 2014
New research* from AXA PPP healthcare has shown that a strong majority
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