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Sir Stelios gives Alex the power to turn his dreams into reality

WHEELCHAIR user Alex Papanikolaou has won £30,000 for designing a new powered chair that could revolutionise people’s lives.

Scholarships to fast-track disabled people into top jobs

SCHOLARSHIPS are being offered to help fast-track talented disabled people into top jobs.

Britain’s bosses must do more to help their disabled workers

BRITAIN’S private sector is being urged to re-examine its corporate culture after a new study suggested workers become less happy as firms take on more disabled employees.

Monday deadline for Stelios disabled entrepreneur award

A TOP prize of £30,000 plus four pots of £10,000 for the other finalists are up for grabs in this year’s Stelios Award for Disabled Entreprenuers.

‘One in four deaf workers quit jobs due to discrimination’

ONE in four deaf people have quit their job due to discrimination, according to a new study.

Give us a job, says Holby City’s autistic star Jules Robertson

BBC TV’s Holby City actor Jules Robertson joined forces with leading figures from some of the UK’s largest public and private sector organisations at the London Stock Exchange to launch Purple – a new organisation set on improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Walkie Talkie skyscraper challenges raises £40K for Mencap work project

MORE than 170 runners climbed all 36 floors of London’s Walkie Talkie skyscraper to help people with a learning disability get into work.

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