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How to survive austerity by developing your skills from home

Are you disabled and looking for work? Read about new website Preply, which offers low-cost online courses and tutor support to help you develop your skills from the comfort of your own home.

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From volunteering to starting my own business helping disabled people access events

Disability Horizons’ very own Zubee Kibria, who has cerebral palsy, is starting her own events company. Learn more about her journey and how you too can become a disabled entrepreneur.

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L&Q sets out disability inclusion commitment with Evenbreak

Disability confident employer L&Q is working with disability jobs site Evenbreak to help more disabled people get into work. Find out what it’s doing to make its workplace more inclusive to disabled people.

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7 out of 10 disabled workers failed by employers

A staggering 73% of disabled workers in the UK say they have stopped working due to a disability or health condition*, according to new research from disability charity Leonard Cheshire.

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Future audiologist has a unique perspective as a wheelchair user

Olivia Bender was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis at the age of 14 and since then has used a wheelchair for mobility. She’s currently training to be an audiologist and, as

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Recruiter Evenbreak wins UnLtd award for driving social change

Evenbreak, a pioneer in disability-specific recruitment, has secured support from UnLtd, the UK’s foundation for social entrepreneurs. The funding and tailored support package will help the organisation continue to drive

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Business Disability Forum: exploring identity in the workplace

What does being disabled mean in the business world? Do you feel your identity is closely intertwined with your disability at work? This is a debate Business Disability Forum wants to

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Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every 16 people with a learning disability is in paid employment in the UK.

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Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

We all know that finding work if you have a disability can be tricky. But some businesses are starting to see the value in being inclusive employers. Find out how industries

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Celebrate and encourage inclusivity by making your voice heard

It’s estimated that the ‘Purple Pound’ – the spending power of disabled people and their families – equates to about £249 billion a year. Some businesses deliver great service for

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