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Launch of free mental health resource for managers

10 October 2019
To mark World Mental Health Day (10 October), a new resource is being launched to help managers spot the signs of mental ill-health and to offer advice on talking to team members about their mental health.
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Intelligently focusing on barrier-free recruitment

30 September 2019
Recruitment organisation Intelligent Resource has committed to continuing its pledge to be a barrier-free recruitment business, continuing its work with Business Disability Forum.
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British Airways launches a dedicated customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance

18 September 2019
In the latest phase of its £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways has launched a dedicated customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance to ensure every journey they take with the airline is as straightforward and stress-free as possible.
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Economic inequalities experienced by disabled people

12 September 2019
Business Disability Forum’s Head of Policy and Research, speaks on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour
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How will disabled people be affected by the Spending Round 2019 decisions?

06 September 2019
Business Disability Forum’s Head of Policy, Angela Matthews, summarises the disability relevant elements of the Spending Round and considers the implications
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CEO Diane Lightfoot on Sky News on retaining stroke survivors in the UK workforce

12 August 2019
In response to Stroke Association's research released today (Monday 12 August), Diane Lightfoot, CEO of Business Disability Forum, appeared on Sky News this morning.
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Our Head of Policy featured in PKU site

08 August 2019
Our Head of Policy, Advice and Research Angela Matthews wrote for Cambrooke Therapeutics ‘Day in the Life’ series about how she manages phenylketonuria (PKU).
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Business Disability Forum among charities and businesses calling for commitment to UK funding

31 July 2019
Read the letter from 100 chief executives of charities, companies, housing providers and funders calling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to commit to building stronger opportunities for people and communities across the UK:
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Inclusive business awards open for nominations

23 July 2019
If your organisation has led the way on positive and innovative change, enhancing the experience of disabled employees and customers as a result, then Business Disability Forum would like to hear from you.
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National Express strengthens commitment to inclusive and accessible travel

11 July 2019
The UK’s largest coach operator, National Express, is strengthening its commitment to create an accessible service inclusive of all customers and their needs by becoming an official Member of Business Disability Forum, the leading not-for-profit, business and disability organisation.
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