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Press release: Sopra Steria Recruitment joins Business Disability Forum's Partner Group

09 July 2018
London, UK: Sopra Steria Recruitment one of the UK’s leading staffing companies and managed recruitment service providers, is now a Partner of Business Disability Forum. This latest move is part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to barrier-free recruitment.  
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We are proud to announce our 2018 Film Festival 7 day challenge winners!

21 June 2018
Earlier this year we set students and graduates with a challenge to make a film in 7 days. We asked them to create a video themed around "going places", in terms of career progression and accessibility, highlighting their experiences and any barriers they have faced when applying for jobs and looking to progress from education to work. The best of these short films took centre stage at our Business Disability Forum Film Festival on Wednesday 20 June 2018 where we announced our first,second and third place winners.
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Press release: Nothing is impossible for winners of disability film competition

21 June 2018
London, UK: Five teams of aspiring film-makers from British universities have been recognised at a Film Festival run by Business Disability Forum in London yesterday (20 June) for the ways they showed the huge potential of young disabled people around the country.
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Press release: Business Disability Forum calls on disabled people to ‘choose their champion’ of accessible products and services

14 June 2018
London, UK: Business Disability Forum is calling on people to ‘choose their champion’ of accessibility and good service and nominate them for an award recognising the best businesses for disabled people.
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Developing a global disability strategy at Accenture

21 May 2018
In our latest blog, Barbara Harvey, Managing Director at Accenture Research, discusses how the organisation extended support for disabled employees to offices all over the world. 
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Business Disability Forum offers 10-point strategy to reduce work-place stress

14 May 2018
London, UK: With 12.5 million work days lost each year as a result of stress, depression and anxiety, the global membership organisation Business Disability Forum is using Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) to raise awareness of the impact of work-related stress and to offer advice to organisations on taking a strategic approach.
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Disability Network Event at Thomson Reuters

10 May 2018
Join Thomson Reuters on Tuesday 15 May to discuss physical disabilities and the differences between people.The Thomson Reuters Disability Network will be holding a panel discussion with 4 individuals who have physical disabilities.
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Neil Milliken discusses need for single standard on e-accessibility

23 April 2018
In the latest instalment of our Disability-smart blog, Neil Milliken of Atos talks about using the Business Disability Forum's Accessibility Maturity Model and how it helped establish an international standard of practice for Atos offices in different countries.
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Press release: Embrace technology for an inclusive future, employers agree at Business Disability Forum summit

19 April 2018
London, UK: The future is already here and businesses must embrace technology so that changes include rather than exclude. 
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Diane Lightfoot joins WharfAbility event on employee mental health

09 April 2018
Our CEO Diane Lightfoot will be speaking at the latest WharfAbility event on 11 April.
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