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Paul Carter: journalist and senior producer with a disability for the BBC

We speak to Paul Carter, journalist and senior producer for the BBC, about living life with prosthetic limbs and short stature, plus his successful media career working with the BBC.

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Sir Stelios pledges more prize money for disabled entrepreneurs

Are you a disabled entrepreneur that owns their own business? Why not enter the Stelios Awards UK, in partnership with disability charity Leonard Cheshire. You could win £5,000, £10,000 or even £30,000.

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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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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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Top tips to help you find for a job if you have a disability

Visually impaired blogger Holly, who runs Life of a Blind Girl, shares her blog post on the top tips for disabled job hunters. Use her experiences in looking for a job as a disabled person to help you find your dream vocation.

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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