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Martyn Sibley makes it into the Power 100 list 2019

Martyn Sibley has made the Power 100 list 2019, recognised for his work in blogging, public speaking, social change coaching and launching Disability Horizons. Find out which other influential disabled people made the list.

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme. Find out more on the statistics and how the Access to Work scheme can benefit you.

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11% of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to senior positions

A poll reveals a majority of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to a senior position. Find out more on the research and the launch of a toolkit that supports employers to improve the representation of disabled people in senior roles.

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Right to Participate: how to fight disability discrimination

Disability Rights UK has set up a Right to Participate website that helps you find out more about the Equality Act and how to fight disability discrimination. Find out how it can help you to fight disability discrimination.

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Career development programme for disabled employees – apply NOW

Business Disability Forum is delighted to be able to offer new career development courses specifically designed for disabled people. Find out more to see whether it’s right for you and learn how you can enrol onto the course.

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Disability Smart Awards 2019 open for entries

The Business Disability Forum’s Disability Smart Awards 2019 are open to entries. Find out about the awards, this years categories and how to enter.

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Diversity Designs: empowering disabled women through positive imagery

Find out more about Diversity Designs, a clothing and accessories company selling bags and T-shirts, among other things, using empowering and positive images of disabled women to promote inclusion and difference.

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Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 winners announced

The five disabled winners of the Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 have been announced. Find out more about the wining films, exploring topics from deafness to dyslexia.

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Cake shop chain admits access failings and makes immediate changes

Cake shop chain Konditor admits access failings after a disability campaigner raised concerns. Esther Leighton, co-founder of the disabled-led campaigning organisation Reasonable Access, couldn’t access three of its six stores.

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Catsfield Christmas Tree Farm

Clive Collins has always wanted his own Christmas tree farm, but after an accident in 1990, which resulted in a broken back (T12/L1 complete), he wasn’t sure if this would