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Finding a Job

Let me introduce myself, I’m Tehani Taylor and I live in Wales.  I’m lucky enough to work part time for visualise within their communications team.  I am register blind but I have a small amount of usable sight. My experience of finding employment as a person who is registered blind In this day and age, […]

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Is self-employment: the better option for people with disabilities? 

Employment and disability has always been a contentious area. The employment statistics for people with disabilities have shifted very little over the last few decades, despite employment legislation that enshrines disability rights within the workplace, and the greater visibility of people with disabilities within society generally. Employment discrimination continues to be a huge issue for […]

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Employment VS self-employment

Statistics don’t lie, and those depicting self-employment in the UK show a growing trend amongst our workforce towards ‘being your own boss’. Sole trader status in the UK has increased dramatically over the last decade or so, from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015, accelerating a trend which began in the early […]

Disability Access in the UK Leisure industry

Leisure activities are an important part of our social lives, and provide the opportunity to engage in a wider community. This is particularly important for many people with disabilities, who may struggle with issues surrounding social isolation. For people with both learning and physical disabilities, playing sports, going to restaurants and cafes, or visiting theme […]

Benefits of Disability Confidence

Employees with disabilities are still chronically under-represented in the UK workplace, and this clearly remains one of the key reasons for ongoing social discrimination, and economic inequality. Supported employment is key to overcoming these persistent prejudices. As with any minority group, the more visible we become in positions of strength and responsibility, the more prejudices […]