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Popularity of PDFs could be affecting accessibility

14 March 2017
Widespread use of file format prevents accessibility if not made compatible with screen readers (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)
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New blog post: Diane Lightfoot on building inclusive organisations

07 March 2017
Our CEO discusses the key ingredients of a successful inclusive business in her latest blog post.
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Stress keeps two-thirds of working population awake at night

07 March 2017
A new report has revealed that one in four employees has taken time off work in the last year due to stress-related problems (Charted Institute of Payroll Professionals)
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Survey: do you have the right support at work?

02 March 2017
Please take a few moments to respond to our confidential survey and help us analyse where businesses are in terms of supporting disabled employees to progress at work
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Developers call for accessibility to be embedded in gaming

02 March 2017
Independent video game designers have called on industry leaders to embed accessibility in game mechanics (GamesIndustry)
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West Ham joins forces with BT and Premier League to promote disability programme

27 February 2017
West Ham Defender stars in new BT and Premier League Programme short film (BT Sport)
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What we learned from applying the 'Square holes' model

23 February 2017
In our latest blog post, we look at how we applied the findings of our research paper 'Square holes for square pegs: current practice in employment and autism' to a recent event.
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Retail managers need more help to support employees with mental health conditions

23 February 2017
Only three per cent of senior decision makers in retail feel equipped to support employees with mental health conditions (Retail Gazette)
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10% discount on tickets to BDF conference for Recruitment International readers

21 February 2017
Recruitment International readers can claim a 10% discount for BDF’s 2017 conference on 11 April (Recruitment International)
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Ryanair asks wheelchair user to climb steps to board flight

21 February 2017
Student Niamh Herbert was left in tears after a member of the cabin crew asked her to use the steps ‘for easiness’ sake’ (London Evening Standard)
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