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‘You have to give learning disabled people the opportunity to prove themselves’

29 August 2017
Much more needs to be done to boost employment rates among learning disabled people – but the steps businesses can take are simple (The Guardian)
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Global campaign shows how #valuable a disability agenda is for businesses

21 August 2017
A global campaign launched today (21 August) to activate the business community to tackle disability exclusion around the world. The campaign, #valuable, calls on businesses to recognise the value of the one billion people living with a disability.   
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Shake up of working culture and practices recommended to reduce pay gaps

16 August 2017
All jobs should be advertised as available for flexible working, and greater support should be given to fathers to play more of a role in child care, in a shake-up of culture and working practices to reduce pay gaps, the Equality and Human Rights Commission said yesterday (15 August).
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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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