The UK chancellor thinks that disability hampers productivity – but employers can solve that

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When chancellor Philip Hammond suggested that Britain’s falling productivity is linked to rising rates of disability in the workforce, says Nasser Siabi, he misunderstands how disability works – and misses the opportunity to get the best out of every employee   There was an outcry in the charity sector when Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, […]

It’s 2017 and Pay Gaps Exist

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Are flexible working hours the solution? New research suggests offering flexible hours to all job applicants could increase job opportunities for disabled people. The research suggests it could also help combat pay differences. The research has been carried out by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). It looks at the disability pay gap in […]

Disabled People With Their Own Work Solutions

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One of the key problems faced by disabled people is adapting to a jobs market that is not necessarily geared up to handling disability. Matthew, Rob and Jacob have come up with their own work solutions, however, as revealed recently in a BBC feature about how disabled people can make the workplace work for them. […]

Care Workers: A Living Wage?

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For many elderly and disabled people, care workers provide the essential help that enables them to live independently in their homes. Yet there is increasing evidence that care workers are losing out financially as a funding crisis threatens to engulf social care. The care sector is a growing industry. Care workers help people with their […]

The Campaign Project

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Matt who runs The Campaign Project, is someone who wants to put his talents to use by putting together a series of variety performances raising awareness for different disability problems in the Essex area. For many years he ran his own successful fashion company in London and wants to put his considerable business talents to […]

Unemployed gay man claims he was shamed for wearing “Nobody knows I’m gay” T Shirt to job centre

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In today’s society there should be no discrimination for people who are gay, straight, bisexual, male, female, religious or non religious. We are all equal. The sad reality is that there is discrimination. Discrimination against people who are gay or lesbians is called homophobia and today there appears to be some of this happening. We […]

Police Officer Recruitment In Essex

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Essex Police are seeking candidates of the ‘highest calibre’ as recruitment to find the next generation of Police Constables re-opened in Essex. Essex Police aspire to increase the diversity of the workforce and actively support applications from as wide a field as possible to reflect the growing and diverse communities they serve. Increasing the number of black, Asian and minority […]

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Waltham Forest Jobs Bus

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Free employment advice and guidance in your neighbourhood! All residents of Waltham Forest are invited to jump on board the Waltham Forest Jobs Bus to get free information and guidance on training, skills and jobs from qualified advisors. Make use of our on-board computer workstations to work on your CV and look up training, job […]