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Disability employment gap prompts calls for action

14 December 2016
Commentators say legislation has not had enough of an impact (Scotsman)
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Windows 10 could get accessibly features like braille support with new update

06 December 2016
Software designers at Microsoft want to include a raft of new accessibility features in the next Windows 10 update in Spring 2017 (SlashGear)
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Fashion should learn from other industries to address mental health problem

28 November 2016
Agencies in the fashion industry are called upon to learn from other industries to improve mental health among employees (Business of Fashion)
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Wilmott Dixon showcased in #DisabilityWorks campaign

23 November 2016
Wilmott Dixon talk about the benefits of employing disabled people as part of the #DisabilityWorks campaign (Sheffield Telegraph)
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Disability-related sickness is biggest equality issue says TUC

22 November 2016
Nearly two-thirds (65%) of the union reps responding to the TUC’s 2016 Equality Audit said that disability-related sickness absence was the number one equality issue they dealt with at work (TUC)
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Microlink commended for high disability standards

22 November 2016
Microlink has shown its commitment to disability by achieving Tier 3 Disability Confident status (Microlink)
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Taxis turn away forty-two per cent of guide dog users

21 November 2016
Forty-two per cent of people with guide dogs have been turned away by taxi drivers, a study has shown (Huffington Post)
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Big brands called on to design more clothes for disabled people

17 November 2016
Designing clothes for people with disabilities is attracting fashion school students, but far fewer mainstream brands (Exec Review)
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Stress ‘time bomb’ affects one in four UK workers

17 November 2016
One in four UK workers have taken time off for stress in the last year, raising concerns about the delayed effects of stress on workplace productivity (PA Life)
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SMEs need better advice to cater to disabled customers

02 November 2016
Majority of small businesses do not have accessibility features, study finds (Small Business)
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