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Reasonable Adjustments can actually help everyone

Today’s blog is brought to you by Kirsty Major, who currently provides support and training for people who want to develop their English. In the blog Kirsty explores reasonable adjustments and how they can be beneficial for everyone in the workplace. I set up my own English language teaching business in 2012, and now I

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Is my disability covered by the equality act 2010

Experiencing discrimination against you when you have a disability can be hurtful and affect your self-esteem and mental wellbeing. It is not right, not fair and is unlawful. Definition of disabilityUnder the Equality Act 2010, you have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect

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The Equality Act 2010

This Act, which came into force on October 1st 2010, is designed to give legal protection from discrimination for people both in the workplace and in society in general. It describes the various ways in which it is against the law to treat someone. This one single Act replaces previous anti-discrimination laws, by amalgamating 116

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Discrimination at work and disability awareness training

In the UK, one in four of the population has a disability. It is a statistic that surprises many, but one that should be a huge wake-up call not only to the providers of public services, but to private businesses across the country. An awareness of disability and the issues surrounding it is not simply

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Disabled people and access to employment

Disabled people and access to employment Disability can be a difficult topic to speak about especially when it comes to employment. Employers are often thinking about what are the best practices when employing someone with a disability. So in this blog, we are going to be speaking about the process of employing someone with a

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Disability Equality Training

In this blog we are going to explore disability equality training, what it is, what the benefits are of utilising it and how it can help your disabled colleagues, employees and customers. So first of all what is disability equality training… Disability equality training is designed to ensure that staff within organisations are able to

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