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Bosses urged to give workers with learning disabilities a chance

As COVID-19 has forced businesses to change where and how they work this year, the UK's leading learning disability charity Mencap is now calling on employers to think differently about who they employ.

Disabled workers earn a fifth less than others

DISABLED workers now earn a fifth less than non-disabled workers, according to analysis published by the TUC.

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

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