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Press release: Generation Z let down by employers and universities over mental health support, new study shows

10 October 2018
Young people are being let down by employers and universities when it comes to their mental health, a study by Business Disability Forum and Youthsight has found.
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Statement: Mental health needs of young people in work and Higher Education must not be overlooked in PM’s pledge today

10 October 2018
London, UK:  A leading business organisation has welcomed the PM’s announcements on mental health today but called for better support to be available for all young people, including those in work and higher education.
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Business Disability Forum provides evidence to UN on disability and poverty

24 September 2018
Business Disability Forum has submitted evidence to inform the United Nations Special Rapporteur’s visit to the United Kingdom on poverty and human rights.
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This-Ability Photography Award 2018

24 September 2018
Everyone is invited to a free photography competition organised by Business Disability Forum Member Metropolitan Police, which aims to challenge stereotypes around disability. 
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Who are we? The people behind the job titles and why identity matters

07 August 2018
The following is a transcript of Diane Lightfoot's speech to attendees of Business Disability Forum's Partner Group Reception event on 26 July, where we brought together the organisations we work with the most closely to announce our focus on the theme of 'Identity' in 2018 and 2019. 
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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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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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