disability and employment

Work & Education

Bring in ‘Purple Passports’ and extend furlough to stop jobs crisis for disabled people

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire is calling on the Government to extend the furlough scheme for disabled people, and bring in…

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Work & Education

How an inclusive internship for disabled people taught me that ‘Actually I Can’

Ria, who has chronic fatigue syndrome, tells us about how Leonard Cheshire's Change 100 internship programme gave her a new…

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Lifestyle

Actually I Can: independence and your dreams are possible as a disabled person

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has launched a campaign called Actually I Can, which encourages disabled people to share their stories…

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Entertainment & Culture

Turning my passion for films into a career as a disabled film editor

Stephanie Castelete-Tyrrell, who has congenital Muscular Dystrophy, has turned her passion for film and editing into a career as a…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Liz Johnson on her Paralympic swimming career and being a disabled entrepreneur

Liz Johnson is a former Paralympic swimmer and disability entreprenaur. We speak to her about her successful swimming career and…

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Assistive Tech & Products

How Hannah Ensor used her disabilities to create a business

Disabled business owner Hannah Ensor, who has hypermobility syndrome and Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, explains how her disabilities shaped her company…

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Work & Education

Determination to succeed in the face of disability and racial discrimination

Disabled businessman Mark Esho, who became paralysed as a child after contracting polio, has spent his life fighting racial and…

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Work & Education

Disabled basketball coach shows students that ‘anything is possible’

Despite being disabled at birth, David Solano overcame many obstacles in life and is now encouraging his students to do…

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News

Paralympian Liz Johnson to host RIDI Awards 2020

Paralympian Liz Johnson will be hosting the RIDI Awards 2020, which celebrates disability confident employers and organisations across the UK.

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News

General Election 2019: Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem disability policies

With the 2019 General Election fast approaching, we round up the key disability policies from the three main political parties…

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