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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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Closing the disability employment gap

02 November 2016
Strategy and External Affairs Director George Selvanera discusses government plans to halve the disability employment gap by 2020 (The Raconteur)
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Ministers unveil new plan to ‘confront prejudice’ around disabled people in work

02 November 2016
A paper published by Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green set out plans to confront "prejudices and misunderstandings" which get in the way of employment for disabled people (Braintree and Witham Times)
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Inclusive career event for people with disabilities hosted by Barclays

20 October 2016
Barclaycard in Northampton is hosting an event designed at helping people with disabilities prepare for employment. (East Midlands Business News)
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New Extra Costs Commission report from Scope

20 October 2016
Scope’s extra cost commission looks at how businesses, government, regulators and charities are better serving disabled consumers. Here are their findings. (Scope)
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Army approach could help Government halve disability employment gap, new report finds

20 October 2016
Royal British Legion Industries has an award winning strategy to reduce unemployment as a whole and encourage full time employment within people with disabilities or long term health conditions. (Learning and Work)
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