Hiring Disabled Employees: 5 Reasons You Should

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We all agree that everyone has an equal right employment. For years, employers have maintained low expectations when it comes to hiring disabled employees. As a result, the workforce of disabled people is greatly underutilised. According to one statistic, there are currently 1.2 million disabled people in the UK who are available for and want to work. Thankfully, due to spreading… Continue Reading Hiring Disabled Employees: 5 Reasons You Should

[INFOGRAPHIC] Recruiting Disabled People Into The Workplace

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Field of Dreams You know that saying “if you build it, they will come”? Well it’s not true! I hate to break it to you.  The lucky few (and I mean the very few) seem to have everything fall at their feet but the majority of us, we have to work to make things happen.  The same can be said for… Continue Reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Recruiting Disabled People Into The Workplace

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Business Case for Disability Inclusion

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The business case for disability inclusion in the workplace is a strong one.  Within the sector of disability inclusion, you do not have to go far to hear a disability expert talk about how supporting disabled people to achieve in the workplace has nothing but major business benefits which permeate the entire organisation.  Yet, the business case is still being vastly… Continue Reading [INFOGRAPHIC] The Business Case for Disability Inclusion

8 Lessons To Becoming A Confident Business Owner

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When developing my confidence as a new business owner, what I found most helpful was the experience that came with time.  As a disabled business owner, there can be added barriers to navigate; sometimes due to perceptions and attitude and other times due to the physical environment (and often, at the same time). These added barriers, along with being a new… Continue Reading 8 Lessons To Becoming A Confident Business Owner