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
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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28/07/2015

Has disability sport lost its London 2012 Paralympics momentum?

  • Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir fears interest in disability sport "will die" if it is not marketed properly. The Briton spoke out after 20,000 spectators turned up at the Olympic Stadium in London on Sunday to watch some of the world's top stars compete. (BBC)
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28/07/2015

Association of Convenience Stores launches guide for retailers on Welcoming Disabled Customers

  • The guide has been developed in partnership with the Business Disability Forum, and covers a range of issues including wheelchair access, how to assist blind or visually impaired customers and how to assist those with learning disabilities. (CSM)
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27/07/2015

85% of disabled jobseekers find applications challenging

  • Up to 85% of disabled people find that their condition has an impact when job-hunting, according to new research from the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative. (Fresh business thinking.com)
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