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Top award for Sainsbury’s disability champion

ONE of Sainsbury’s senior directors received a top award for his commitment to including disabled people in the workforce.

Here’s an idea worth planting . . .

IT’S BEEN a blooming good summer for the team at a Southport garden centre where people with a range of support needs are able to learn horticultural skills.

Transport tax relief, please, for disabled workers

THE GOVERNMENT should not rule out tax reforms that could help support disabled workers, say the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group.

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.

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