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Resources

Our resources library is a unique source of accurate, authoritative and up-to-date information on business and disability. It provides a wealth of information and advice to help you support your disabled employees and disabled customers.

Our Knowledge Hub is open to BDF Members and Partners only. Not a Member or Partner yet? Our Disability Essentials range is free and open to all.

BDF Members and Partners can access our full range of toolkits and guides in our Knowledge Hub.

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Maximise your membership

Make sure you’re getting the most out of your membership. Explore your key member benefits and how to access them. Find out more.

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Find out more about the benefits of joining us. Plus, access our Disability Essentials range of free resources for non-members.

Unlock access to all our resources by joining us as a Partner. Find out about Partnership.

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Condition and disability specific

Information sheets and briefings on specific disabilities, and health and long term conditions. If you can't find what you're looking for, Members and Partners can contact the Advice Service. If your organisation is not a Member, contact David Goodchild for more information.

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Conferences

Check out our previous conference sessions, videos and information

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Disability Essentials - Free resources

Disability Essentials - free for non-Members - is a collection of disability resources offering essential guidance for all businesses. If you want to do more to attract and retain disabled employees or to better meet the needs of your disabled customers, Disability Essentials is a good place to start.

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Employment and workforce

Disability and employment law, Employee procedures, retention, recruitment, monitoring.

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Global

This section contains resources for global organisations, such as the Global Business Disability Framework and Global Taskforce resources. Resources in this section are available to Business Disability Forum Members. For the full range of Global resources - available to Business Disability Forum Partners - see our Global Toolkit.

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Leadership and your brand

Resources for leaders, organisational commitment, and disability facts and figures

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Podcasts and webisodes

Are you new to our channel? Wondering where to start? Take a look at the categories below to guide you as to where to begin.

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Policy and research

Policy positions, responses to Government, guidance and advice about disability inclusion

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Resources for SMEs

Advice and guidance for SMEs.

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The law

Advice and guidance on what the law says about disability and your organisation.

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Welcoming disabled customers

How to make sure your organisation welcomes new and returning customers, clients and service users.

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What disabled consumers choose to buy and why

In 2021 we commissioned research by Open Inclusion (supported by Microsoft) into what disabled consumers buy and why. Here we present the findings as seven sector reports and one main report in eight parts.

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