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Disability and employment: how to start your own business

Shezad Nawab is a very successful deaf entrepreneur born and raised in Birmingham. At a very early age he showed a passion for business and decided to follow in his fathers

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Introducing our new Six Month Academy Mentee, Marni Smyth!

Back in August we launched our first Six Month Academy mentoring and work experience scheme, in partnership with the good people at SMA Support UK. The scheme was open to

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Six Month Academy: mentoring scheme for young people with SMA

We’ve teamed up with SMA Support UK to create the Six Month Academy, our new mentoring scheme for young people with SMA. Here at Disability Horizons, we’re pleased to announce

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Disability and employment: how to play the cards you have been dealt

Public speaker and consultation counsellor Spann Cordle speaks to Disability Horizons about his impressive education and career and how he aims to help others with disabilities realise their potential. Please can you

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The Stelios Award 2015: creating opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs

The Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs is back, and the winner gets £50,000 – the largest cash prize of its kind. Maybe it’s time for you to apply… Applications are

Q&A with Hardeep Rai from Kaleidoscope Investments

Hardeep Rai is the founder and Managing Director of Kaleidoscope Investments. An organisation that invests, supports and empowers disabled people to become successful entrepreneurs. His life changed in 2006 when

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Disability and employment: planning your career

Jane Hatton, who manages Evenbreak, a not-for-profit job board run by disabled people for disabled people, publishes her monthly article on the subject of employment and diversity. #DHgurus In a

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Disability and employment: when, if and how to talk about disability

Jane Hatton, who manages Evenbreak, a not-for-profit job board run by disabled people for disabled people, publishes her monthly article on the subject of employment and diversity. #DHgurus This is

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Disability and life: the imperfect PAs

Rupy Kaur is a young, British Asian, disabled woman, who is very independent and can be feisty when needed (so she says!). She will be writing for DH on some

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Looking past limits: don’t fight who you are

“Every one of us must be the very best of ourselves. I no longer want anyone else to be invisible. We all have to be included. And stop with the