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Amey supports young adults with learning disabilities into work

Public services provider, Amey, is teaming up with a special school in Woolton, Liverpool, to provide supported internships to young adults with learning disabilities. Amey’s Facilities Management team is running the scheme in partnership with Abbot’s Lea School, which specialises ...

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Sodexo achieves Disability Leader status

Sodexo UK & Ireland has achieved Leader status within the Government’s Disability Confident Scheme, following its commitment to promote the recruitment, engagement and development of people with disabilities. A key element of the accreditation is to show leadership, to challenge and ...

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Let’s hear it for accessibility

The latest revision of the BS 8300 standard has been released. This includes, for the first time, specific guidance on accessibility for people with hearing loss, which says Andrew Thomas of Contacta Systems and Chair of the International Hearing Loop ...

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Changing accessibility for the better

People with disabilities will find Liverpool one of the better airports to use when travelling by air with the completion of a £4million refurbishment & upgrade of the departure lounge. Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) – already rated as good ...

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Sodexo teams up with Ways into Work

Sodexo has partnered with Ways into Work, an award winning supported employment community interest company to try and improve employment outcomes for young people with disabilities. As part of Johnson & Johnson’s Social Impact through Procurement program, Sodexo has provided ...

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Sodexo joins the Government’s Disability Confident scheme

Sodexo has signed up to the Government’s Disability Confident scheme to employ, support and promote people with disabilities. The announcement comes ahead of the United Nations’ International Day for Persons with Disabilities on Sunday (3 December). To mark the event, Sodexo ...

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CIC publishes inclusive design learning guide

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a new guide ‘Bringing Inclusive Design into Built Environment Education’ which illustrates the key issues in terms of improving knowledge, skills and understanding in the creation of an accessible and inclusive built environment. In ...

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Access all areas

All opportunities are equal… but some opportunities are more equal than others argues Bruce Cantrill, Head of Marketing and New Business at CMD who advises on way of creating an all-inclusive workplace The first rule for creating a successful company ...

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Carillion campaign improving employability skills and social mobility for all

According to new research launched by integrated support services company, Carillion, the British public are of the opinion that helping homeless people into work and creating job opportunities for young people from lower income backgrounds should be among the UK’s ...

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Select committee calls for Government to take a more proactive role in creating inclusive buildings and environments

The Government must act to lead the charge in improving access and inclusion in the built environment, says the Women and Equalities Committee in a major new report published today (25 April 2017).  This should include public procurement, fiscal initiatives ...

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