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TUC calls for action on disability equality in new manifesto

THE TUC has published its manifesto to promote equality for disabled people and challenge discrimination against them.

Paralysed yachtsman scoops Sir Stelios’ £50,000 entrepreneur award

PARALYSED yachtsman Geoff Holt scooped the prestigious Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015, chosen personally by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

Time to give a chance to workers with learning disabilities

ONE in four of UK employers feel not all their colleagues would be happy working with somebody with a learning disability.

MPs must do more to help disabled jobseekers, says Disability Minister

DISABILITY minister Justin Tomlinson wants all MPs to hold employment fairs in their constituencies to give disabled people a better chance of finding work.

Stage is set for more actors with learning disabilities

MORE actors with learning disabilities could be starring on the stage and screen, thanks to a pioneering programme of drama courses taking places across Wales.

Three in running for Sir Stelios £50K business award

PARALYSED yachtsman Geoff Holt (Wetwheels), Paralympian swimmer Andrew Gilbey (Gilbey Films) and hearing impaired Anna Wilkinson (More Rehab) head up the finalists for next week’s Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015, one of the most unique and prestigious prizes for entrepreneurs in the UK.

£50K up for grabs from Sir Stelios

A £50,000 cash prize is up for grabs in this year’s Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs.

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