Employment

News and opinion on employment for people with disability.

East and West – Disability across the globe at the beginning...

Disability does not exist in isolation of its surrounding social context. Race, culture, religion and belief are all social conditions upon which ‘disability’ is culturally perceived, interpreted, and ‘practiced’.

Letter calls on GP body to denounce DWP’s ‘fit for work...

More than 90 campaigners and concerned health professionals have sent a joint letter to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), asking the organisation to distance itself from the latest move by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Capes, apps and AI – what future tech holds for disabled...

Focusing on the future of technology and disability, attendees were given the chance to see and hear about some of the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and smart technologies

From hollywood to the boardroom: Actress with disability advocates for inclusion

Hollywood actress partners with Disability Solutions to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Creating a culture of inclusion at Barclays – inspiring hearts, educating...

By focusing on guidelines, standards and processes you build compliant products, but if you focus on people and fostering a culture of inclusion, you recognise that standards and guidelines are merely the start line and not the finish line.

Female doctors show more empathy, but at a cost to their...

Studies indicate that female doctors are at greater risk of burnout than male doctors, bad for doctors and their patients. People with burnout feel exhausted, emotionally depleted, cynical and detached. They are also less satisfied with their work.

League table would help government departments improve on assistive technology

There is a widespread lack of knowledge and understanding of what mainstream technology can actually do for disabled people.

Unlocking the potential of employees with neurodiverse conditions

We need to understand the importance of raising awareness about neurodiverse conditions, and using the right tools to make adjustments to working practices.

Disability needs to be on the agenda for businesses now

Need to look at how we can seize the opportunities provided by technology and new ways of working to bring us closer to a world where disabled people, businesses and governments can work together without barriers.

Three key rules for accessible businesses

Organisations are missing out on a vast pool of talent by failing to recruit employees with disabilities. These employees will often be great problem-solvers and will provide you with a different perspective.

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