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Flexible working should be offered across all jobs, says Equality and Human Rights Commission

15 August 2017
Universal flexible working could accommodate more workers and help close pay gaps (City A.M.)
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Microsoft aiming to transform accessibility with Smart Cities initiative

11 August 2017
The project aims to use digital accessibility to empower people around the world (Technology Record)
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BBC launches a nationwide search for disabled actors and actresses

11 August 2017
The BBC has launched a training programme for disabled actors as it seeks to attract diverse new talent (Same Difference)
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Men more likely than women to report poor mental health due to work, study finds

11 August 2017
A study by Mind has found that 32% of men report experiencing mental health problems due to work, compared to 16% of women, but that men are less likely to seek help (BBC)
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London City Airport wins praise for assisting disabled passengers

11 August 2017
The Civil Aviation Authority has lauded London City Airport for the high quality of its disabled passenger assistance, following its work with Business Disbaility Forum and National Autistic Society (London City Airport)
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New for 2017: Business Disability Forum’s disability guides for managers, sponsored by EY

25 July 2017
Business Disability Forum is pleased to announce the launch of its new Line manager guide series for 2017.
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Business Disability Forum are proud to announce our 2017 Film Festival 72 hour challenge winners.

21 June 2017
We went out to students and graduates with a challenge to make a film in 72 hours. We wanted them to create a video about their experience 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 Technology Taskforce Film Festival on Tuesday 20 June 2017 where we announced our first, second and third place winners. 
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Press release:Films show next generation’s unique take on disability at Business Disability Forum event

21 June 2017
London, UK: Young filmmakers from universities across the country shared their experiences of living with disability at a unique film festival hosted by Business Disability Forum at KPMG’s offices in Canary Wharf yesterday (20 June).
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Press release: Business Disability Forum welcomes greater number of disabled MPs in Parliament after general election

13 June 2017
London, UK: Business Disability Forum has welcomed news of the election of three more disabled MPs with Thursday 8 June’s general election – increasing the total in the House of Commons to five – but stresses that there is still a long way to go to ensure good representation.
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