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“Accenture is committed to diversity in the workplace and is continually looking for ways to better support its employees with visible and non-visible disabilities. Our sponsorship of Business Disability Forum’s Disability Standard demonstrates the drive the company has towards creating an inclusive environment for all.”
Zahra Bahrololoumi
Head of Human Capital and Diversity at Accenture UK

Employers should support sub-networks within their disability network

  • Employers should support the creation of sub-networks within their disability network, according to Kate Nash, creator of networking services Purple Space and Kate Nash Associates. (HR Magazine)
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Business leaders and equality champions triumph at European Diversity Awards

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Enterprise, Angela Eagle, pays tribute to winners including Lloyds Banking Group, PwC, HSBC and Barclays. (HR Review)
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AXA PPP and Bupa back competition for health and wellbeing entrepreneurs

  • Britain’s two largest private medical insurance providers are backing an initiative aimed at encouraging businesses across the country to explore and encourage innovation around health and wellbeing. (Health Insurance Daily)
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Jobs strategy for people with disabilities has ‘significant shortfalls’

  • Strategy aiming to increase employment by 15% criticised by disability advocacy groups. (The Irish Times)
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Guidance on hiring people with learning disabilities

  • Guidance from NHS England has been launched today to help NHS employers give more jobs to people with learning disabilities. (Management in Practice)
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