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Changing Faces report reveals prevalence of discrimination encountered by people with facial disfigurement

09 June 2017
James Partridge OBE, Chief Executive of Changing Faces, discusses the findings in our latest Disability-smart blog (Business Disability Forum)
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Airbnb hosts are more likely to reject guests who are disabled

09 June 2017
Study finds Airbnb hosts have routinely rejected guests with disabilities, some even after advertising their homes as wheelchair accessible (Same Difference)
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United Response released unbiased easy-read versions of party manifestos

01 June 2017
The disability charity United Response has created easy-read versions of all major party manifestos to assist disabled voters (My Family Our Needs)
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Changing Faces research reveals extent of discrimination faced by people with facial disfigurement

01 June 2017
Four-fifths of people with facial disfigurement have experienced harassment, a study by Changing Faces has found, with the same proportion stating that they have avoiding applying for a job because of potential discrimination.
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Disabled people should be more prominent in election, say campaigners

25 May 2017
Disability Agenda Scotland have called for disability to be made more prominent in the 2017 General Election – including by making polling stations more accessible (Third Force News)
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Research into wellbeing and long-term health conditions at work

25 May 2017
Loughborough University is undertaking research examining well-being and long-term health conditions at work. Working people (and employers) are being invited to take part in this research. You do not need to have a long-term health condition to take part.
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Commutes of more than 30 minutes linked to poor productivity, stress and depression

23 May 2017
Employers urged to consider flexible working options as impact of long commutes on productivity are revealed by study (HuffPost)
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2017 Election: what the parties promise around mental health

23 May 2017
Manifesto pledges of Labour, Conservatives, Liberal Democrats and Green Party examined (Mental Health Today)
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Apple shows how Siri and iOS accessibility features help people with disabilities

23 May 2017
A series of new ads show how Apple’s tech help people with disabilities to thrive (MMM-Online)
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Lack of deaf awareness amongst employers costs UK £24.8billion

16 May 2017
Research by Action on Hearing loss suggests that lack of awareness around deafness and hearing loss is costing employees and employers alike (Employment Solicitor)
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