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Partner Group Reception 2018: Disability and accepting who we are

01 August 2018
Business Disability Forum started its 2018-19 financial year by announcing its new focus on the theme of ‘identity’ at its Partner Group Reception on 26 July.
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Technology Taskforce at 10: how it has changed the world

31 July 2018
Our Technology Taskforce turned 10 this year. A small group of people that first met in 2008, the Taskforce has gone on to bring major changes to the technology and business worlds. Read their story here.
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Launch of Global Business Disability Framework

23 July 2018
London, UK: Business Disability Forum is seeking to help global organisations better meet the needs of employees and customers with disabilities today, through the launch of its Global Business Disability Framework.
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Press release: Trade Bill threatens disabled people’s rights after Brexit, say 20 rights and disability groups

16 July 2018
London, UK: Business Disability Forum has joined disability and human rights campaigners in writing to Trade Secretary Liam Fox[1], warning that ministerial powers in the Trade Bill could be used to remove disabled people’s rights – including access to public transport – after Brexit.
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Letter to the Trade Secretary regarding the EU Trade Bill and disability rights

16 July 2018
Business Disability Forum has joined disability and human rights campaigners in writing to Trade Secretary Liam Fox, warning that ministerial powers in the Trade Bill could be used to remove disabled people’s rights – including access to public transport – after Brexit.
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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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