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New research shows greater action needed on workplace adjustments

25 April 2019
Findings from a new and extensive survey on workplace adjustments were announced today (25 April) at Business Disability Forum’s annual conference in London.
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Conference asks difficult questions on disability inclusion

25 March 2019
With businesses pre-occupied with the uncertainty of Brexit, who is willing to ask the difficult questions and drive forward the disability agenda within their organisation? This is the question that Business Disability Forum will be seeking to answer at its annual conference ‘Disability Leading the Way’ on Thursday 25 April. The conference is being hosted by the British Library and sponsored by HSBC.
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Sainsbury’s joins The Valuable 500

20 March 2019
Business Disability Forum Partner Sainsbury’s demonstrated its commitment to disability inclusion by announcing it has become a member of The Valuable 500, a global campaign which strives to place disability at the top of business agendas.
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Free tips for businesses on meeting disabled customers' needs

15 March 2019
With 1 in 5 customers or clients estimated to have a disability or long-term condition, Business Disability Forum is offering timely advice to businesses on delivering inclusive customer service.
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The Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey Opens

13 March 2019
Tell us your views on adjustments
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New guide Welcoming Disabled Customers published

07 March 2019
A new and updated guide on meeting the needs of disabled customers and clients is being launched today (7 March) at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.
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Sodexo partners with Business Disability Forum to bring disability into the spotlight

18 February 2019
Sodexo, a leading global services company, has partnered with Business Disability Forum and the Global Business and Disability Network to host its first disability themed conference, Open Your Mind: Driving Disability Inclusion.
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Additional Access to Work funding welcome, but cap must be removed, says Business Disability Forum

12 February 2019
Responding to the Government’s announcement  to increase the annual cap on Access to Work funding to £59,200, Diane Lightfoot, CEO, Business Disability Forum said:
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Business Disability Forum Partner Royal Bank of Scotland teams up with auticon to offer jobs to Edinburgh-based autistic consultants

12 February 2019
auticon UK, a social enterprise which exclusively employs IT consultants who are on the autism spectrum, has teamed up in partnership with Business Disability Forum Partners Royal Bank of Scotland, launching a new base in Edinburgh, as part of its strategy to create more jobs for autistic adults in Scotland.
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Disability Film competition sets young film makers on road to success

11 February 2019
Budding young film makers are invited to show off their skills and win the opportunity of a work placement with a film production company, thanks to a competition launched by Business Disability Forum.
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