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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...

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.

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