Podcasts

Business Disability Forum's podcast series is generously sponsored by Microlink. Microlink are leaders in the field of assistive technology and have enabled over a quarter of a million people with health conditions to succeed in education and employment. For more information visit www.microlinkpc.com

 

Episode 5: An introduction to autism in the workplace

In this episode Daniel Wiles and Michael Vermeersch discuss the barriers created in the workplace for people with autism.

Tune in to also hear about Michael's presentation 'If I can be myself I can be my best' and how Microsoft's diverse environment helped him improve things for disabled customers and employees.

For a transcribed version of Episode 5: click here. For other accessible formats, please email media@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

 

Episode 4: An introduction to performance management

In this episode Disability Consultants Kim Whippy and Charles Clement discuss the performance management. They cover frequently asked questions to assess the best approach for managing the performance of your staff who may have a disability.

Tune in to also hear what their top tips for effective performance management are!

For a transcribed version of Episode 4: click here. For other accessible formats, please email media@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

 

Episode 3: What is your organisation’s accessible tech maturity level?

In this episode by Lucy Ruck , Business Disability Forum’s Technology Taskforce Manager interviews David Caldwell, Barclays’ IT Accessibility Manager to find out how Barclays have used our Accessibility Maturity Model (AMM) to find out how well they are doing in regards to accessible technology and to identify areas that they need to do more work in.

To download Episode 3: click here.

For a transcribed version of Episode 3: click here. For other accessible formats, please email media@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

 

Episode 2: Workplace adjustments - a whole organisation approach

Listen to Dr. Nasser Siabi and Business Disability Forum's George Selvanera discuss the challenges of implementing a successful workplace adjustments process and the benefits Microlink has seen. Dr Siabi is Microlink’s Founder and CEO, he has 25 years’ experience delivering adjustments, helping over a quarter of a million people with disabilities  health conditions to succeed in education and employment.

To download Episode 2: click here.

For a transcribed version of Episode 2: click here. For other accessible formats, please email media@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

 

Episode 1: BDF Advice service discuss non visible disabilities

Hear Business Disability Forum's Advice service discuss non-visible disabilities, the most common topic that managers contacted them for advice and guidance on in 2016.

Our Senior Disability Consultants Charles Clement and Christopher Watkins talk about why employers struggle with managing non-visible disabilities and give practical advice on how to get this right.

To download Episode 1: click here.

For a transcribed version of Episode 1: click here. For other accessible formats, please email media@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk