Matthew Sanders
“de Poel is proud to sponsor the Disability Standard, a ground-breaking tool to help businesses become more disability-smart for their employees and service users. As Partners of Business Disability Forum, de Poel is thoroughly committed to encouraging businesses to have an inclusive and diverse workforce, whilst ensuring disabled customers are valued and their needs addressed.”
Matthew Sanders
Founder and CEO, de Poel
04/08/2015

Accessible IT, assistive technology and working with a disability in tech

  • Accessible IT and assistive technology need to be ingrained in the DNA of the organisation, according to executives from the Royal National Institute for the Blind, BBC and Natural Resources Wales. (CIO)
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31/07/2015

Hackathon for blind charity produces new dating app that puts personalities before looks

  • 20 developers were challenged to investigate how technology could improve dating opportunities for blind people, and increase social interaction with their sighted peers. (enable)
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31/07/2015

Well-engaged disabled workers do better than other employees

  • Really well-engaged disabled colleagues have higher levels of engagement than the rest of the workforce, according to the president of the non-profit group Business Disability Forum. (FM World Daily)
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29/07/2015

Remote workers health and wellbeing neglected

  • Research from financial protection specialist Unum has shown that only half of employers (53 percent) have put methods in place to ensure the health of employees working remotely. (TheHRDirector)
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29/07/2015

Disability Confident - Thank you for making a positive change

  • It is two years since the Prime Minister stood up in July 2013 and launched the Disability Confident campaign. While we still have much more to do, few could have imagined the success it would achieve in such a short space of time. (Huffington Post)
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