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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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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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Sodexo puts disability in the spotlight

Global services firm, Sodexo, has partnered with Business Disability Forum and the Global Business and Disability Network to host its first disability themed conference, Open Your Mind: Driving Disability Inclusion. On 13 February, the conference brought together experts from industry ...

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Five ways recruiters can increase workplace diversity

Recruiting leaders know that if their companies aren’t sourcing and hiring for diversity, they are missing valuable talent and experience argues James McGill, VP International Customer Success, EMEA & APAC for HireVue In the world of recruitment, diversity and inclusion ...

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Businesses get behind initiative to employ ex-offenders

Since the launch of the Education and Employment Strategy six months ago, which set out a series of measures to boost prisoners’ skills while in custody and improve their chances of securing work on release, more than 120 further businesses have registered ...

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Westgrove Group gets behind #PurpleTuesday

Warrington facilities management specialist, The Westgrove Group has pledged its support for #PurpleTuesday, the UK’s first accessible shopping day. Alongside shopping centres all over the UK, Westgrove will be getting behind the #PurpleTuesday message promoting accessibility for all and taking ...

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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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One stop shop solution for accessible toilets away from home

Lack of space to provide assisted accessible toileting can be overcome if Closomat expertise is utilised. The company, Britain’s leading provider of such facilities, is emphasising that many of the perceived obstacles can be overcome by a different approach. It ...

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Double win for ISS at equality and inclusion awards

The Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) has presented ISS UK & Ireland with the awards for ‘Employer of the Year Private Sector’ and ‘Inclusive Culture Private Sector’. The enei is the UK’s leading employer network covering equality and inclusion ...

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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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