[INFOGRAPHIC] The Business Case for Disability Inclusion

Esi HardyBusiness, Employees, ResourcesLeave a Comment

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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

How To Make Your Business More Accessible

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When you break down the term ‘accessibility’, you get the most straightforward definition in the word – the ‘ability’ to ‘access’. It doesn’t specifically refer to only disabled people – although most of the time it is assumed so. Accessible design is about creating a world that everyone can easily access, whether this is a public swimming pool or 50th-floor… Continue Reading How To Make Your Business More Accessible

The Insidious Result of Language

Esi HardyAttitudes, Business, Communication, Inclusion, Language, TrainingLeave a Comment

The Insidious Result of Language

Language surrounding disability has always been a minefield To me, I have always been baffled over the complexity of what people make language to be. When working in the disability charity sector, I was constantly perplexed by the terms that were used to describe disabled people and the help and support that they received. One of the hardest things is… Continue Reading The Insidious Result of Language

8 Lessons To Becoming A Confident Business Owner

Esi HardyAccessibility, Attitudes, Business, Communication, Employees, InclusionLeave a Comment

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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