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New boost for motor neurone families

THE Wirral group of the Motor Neurone Disease Association are using part of an anonymous £100,000 legacy to fund a completely new role.

Robot buddies are helping disabled workers

ROBOT buddies can help disabled people into new careers – and there could be Government help to fund it.

Making workplaces safer for blind people

A PRACTICAL list of actions that businesses can take to help blind and partially sighted staff return safely back to work have been produced by the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

Disabled young people face ‘double disadvantage’ in job hunt

MORE than half a million disabled young people will be hit by a double disadvantage as they try to move from education to employment unless urgent action is taken, disability groups have warned

Thousands of disabled self-employed missing out on ‘pandemic support’

AT LEAST 50,000 disabled people who became self-employed last year are missing out on Government funding during the coronavirus pandemic.

Paralympian launches jobs marketplace

PARALYMPIAN Liz Johnson has launched a new jobs platform for disabled workers.

Top advice for disabled workers

A NEW advice page is being launched today to provide businesses with the latest guidance on supporting disabled colleagues, post lock-down. Launched by the Business...

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