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
03/07/2015

Supporting people with mental ill health into work

  • Haringey residents with mental ill health will be offered extra help to find and maintain work, thanks to the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) service. (Haringey Council)
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03/07/2015

Enterprise Rent-a-Car pledge to be disabled-friendly service and employer

  • Enterprise is firmly committed to providing disabled people with the same services at the same prices as other customers. (Scope)
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03/07/2015

Only 20% of firms set disability targets

  • The report, State of the Nation: Retaining and Developing Employees with Disabilities, found that number was even lower in the public sector, at just 7%. (HR Magazine)
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01/07/2015

Bus drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

  • First Glasgow is going the extra mile by offering their drivers the opportunity to learn sign language so they can communicate better with customers with hearing difficulties. (CILT)
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01/07/2015

First Disability Confident city sets out bold employment ambition

  • Swansea’s efforts to promote employment equality for disabled people have been given the official seal of approval, after being named the UK’s first Disability Confident city. (WIRED GOV)
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