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Turn to the toilet to achieve best practice

Public venues can increase their appeal to potential customers by up to 20%, just by changing the toilet. Many of the UK’s 11million disabled people- 20% of the population- need specialist equipment to ‘go’ when away from home. The latest ...

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Apleona commits to Disability Confident scheme

Apleona HSG Facility Management UK has formally committed to being a Disability Confident Employer. A UK Government Department for Work and Pensions initiative, Disability Confident supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace. The ...

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CH&CO becomes a Disability Confident Leader

CH&CO has achieved Disability Confident Leader status for its commitment to employing, supporting and promoting disabled people in the workplace and encouraging others to also become Disability Confident. The Government’s Disability Confident scheme aims to help UK employers successfully employ ...

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Challenge fund launched to help tackle disability employment gap

A £4.2 million Challenge Fund to support people with mental health or musculoskeletal conditions to stay in work has been launched by the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, and the Minister for Mental Health and Inequalities, ...

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Amey joins Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative

Public service provider Amey has joined forces with the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI), which focuses on breaking down the barriers disabled people face in the recruitment process through its work with recruiters and employers across the UK. The new ...

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Access remains a key barrier in creating a diverse workforce

People with physical and mental disabilities still face significant barriers within the workplace, according to a new SME Diversity Survey commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The YouGov survey of senior British SME decision-makers found that a lack ...

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TCFM helping to transform the lives of disabled people with Remploy

TC Facilities Management is commemorating its 10th anniversary of its partnership with disability employment provider, Remploy, by aiming to place its 1,000th candidate with them. The partnership has transformed the lives of many disabled people supported into employment and who ...

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