Tag Archives: disability employment

Take part in a research project: health conditions & employment

Investigating the impact of health conditions on employees’ experiences of work – a research project You are invited to take part in a research project looking into the impact explore whether having a health condition affects people’s experiences at work. … Continue reading

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ME awareness – in the workplace

Explaining ME in the workplace Raising awareness of ME is always a good idea – yes?  But is telling others about your experience of ME always a good idea? There are many creative ways to describe to friends and family … Continue reading

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Report recommends flexible hours for disabled people in the work place

Disability Rights UK blog post, 15 August 2017: Flexible hours would combat pay gap and increase disabled peoples job opportunities Offering flexible hours to all job applicants will help combat pay disparities and increase job opportunities for disabled people, according … Continue reading

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Disability Discrimination Quiz

Do you have an impairment or long-term health condition? You might be experiencing discrimination at work without realising it. Find out if you might be experiencing disability discrimination at work and what to do about it with this quiz. It … Continue reading

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First Minister’s Question time addresses employment barriers for long term fluctuating conditions

National Assembly for Wales Recording of proceedings, 7 March 2017: 13:55  Mark Isherwood 3. Sut y mae Llywodraeth Cymru yn helpu i leihau’r rhwystrau i gyflogaeth ar gyfer pobl sydd â chyflyrau iechyd hirdymor cyfnewidiol? OAQ(5)0481(FM) 3. How is the … Continue reading

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UK government plans to help people with health conditions & disabilities into work need to improve

The UK Government green paper Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives  set out the government’s proposals on ways to halve the disability employment gap experienced by disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The consultation closed on 17 Feb 2017. Interested … Continue reading

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Work, health & disability consultation ends 17 Feb 2017

This green paper sets out the government’s proposals on ways to halve the disability employment gap for disabled people and people with long-term health conditions.   The paper is available in full and short versions, plus there are easy to read … Continue reading

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Take part in a survey of your experiences of benefits, WCA, getting support to work

Disability Wales request your help in responding to the DWP. That’s because the Department for Work and Pensions has produced a Green Paper, ‘Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability’, which outlines the steps that it wants to take to halve … Continue reading

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Wales TUC & workplace diversity survey

The Wales Trades Union Congress (TUC) is investigating how Welsh employers meet the needs of a diverse workforce. Diversity is about recognising, valuing and taking account of people’s different backgrounds, abilities, knowledge, skills, and experiences, and encouraging and using those differences to … Continue reading

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A plan to help disabled people into work

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability launched their report, “Ahead of the arc” on December 7th. The report highlights the likelihood that the Government will miss its target to halve the disability employment gap. It offers the Government details of … Continue reading

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