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Google Maps now shows which locations are accessible to disabled people

22 December 2016
A new function on Google Maps shows where accessibility features like ramps are installed (Tech Times)
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Video: No Go Britain

15 December 2016
Channel 4 video explores the disability employment gap in the UK - and what companies like EY are doing to close it (Channel 4)
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Poll: museums not doing enough to be accessible for disabled people

15 December 2016
A report released by VocalEyes reveals museums are often not accessible (Museum Association)
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Deaf interpreter brings music to life at Nottingham venue

15 December 2016
An interpreter service at Motorpoint in Nottingham has been recognised for improving accessibility (Nottingham Post)
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Disability and accessibility not prioritised when companies buy in recruitment, says BDF

15 December 2016
Research by BDF’s Strategy and External Affairs Director George Selvanera reveals disability is missed out of outsourcing agreements (Recruitment International)
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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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