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Guidance on employing disabled workers published

The Business Disability Forum yesterday (November 29) launched its Disability Essentials range of resources, hoping to provide answers to businesses’ key questions.

Dyslexia affects workers' memory as well as literacy

?Employers must realise dyslexia can affect memory as well as reading and writing, according to Nancy Doyle, research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London

Quarter of firms have never interviewed a disabled person

More than half (52%) of HR leaders incorrectly believe the main reason disabled people don’t get jobs is because they lack the right skills or qualifications, according to Scope

Epilepsy sufferers face discrimination at work

Lack of awareness of epilepsy means sufferers face poor treatment in the workplace, according to research from the Institute for Employment Studies (IES)

Government's disabled worker targets: Experts respond

Amber Rudd's plans to change the benefits system and get more disabled people into work have received a mixed response

Disabled people frozen out of work

Almost three-quarters (73%) of disabled workers in the UK have stopped working because of a disability or health condition, according to disability charity Leonard Cheshire

Make D&I about changing organisations not individuals, say experts

?Employers must rethink the way they approach diversity and inclusion policies to open up talent in their organisations, according to speakers at UNLEASH