Today (4 November), the average disabled worker stops getting paid, relative to their non-disabled co-workers. As a result, today is known as the Disability Pay Gap Day.
Employment & Education
When you have to stop working after acquiring a disability or receiving a diagnosis, this can have a knock-on effect on your finances later in life. Perhaps not the first thing on your mind, but how will leaving work affect your pension?
Recent figures have highlighted that a record number of disabled people have been supported by the UK Government’s Access to Work scheme.
Distance learning gives disabled people the opportunity to study from home. We speak to a member of The Open University Disability Support Team to discover the benefits, challenges and support available.
Every day, companies are driving disabled employees to reach their full potential in the workplace. Transport for London (TfL) has been committed to supporting their disabled staff for years, and want to continue to develop opportunities.
From 13–19 May, Learning at Work Week will highlight the importance and benefits of learning and development in the workplace. The week is even more relevant for workers with a disability.
A project that aims to reintegrate and support children with additional needs back into school has been awarded a grant of over £500,000.
Leading software and digital companies Microsoft, Barclays, and Fujitsu are some of the first global employers to sign up to The Valuable 500, a new disability inclusion commitment.
Start your New Year right with a brand new career. Computer software giants Microsoft are here to help with their upcoming Disability Hiring Event to be held at the end of January 2019.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) businesses and people everywhere are going purple to show solidarity with disabled people.
The finalists for the highly anticipated Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK have been announced.
Prince William has launched a new website to aid mental well-being in the workplace.
A Kirkcaldy MP has backed Leonard Cheshire’s latest campaign Change 100, which is working to get more disabled people into employment. At present this disability…
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