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Scoping begins!

Scoping begins!

Posted on 25 September 2017 by Hirst

"Legally Disabled" makes an exciting start Prof Debbie Foster and Dr Natasha Hirst formally launched the "Legally Disabled" research project at the September executive meeting of the Lawyers with Disabilities […]

Disability Discrimination Quiz

Disability Discrimination Quiz

Posted on 25 September 2017 by Hirst

The Disability Discrimination Quiz Produced by researchers at Cardiff University, this new quiz uses robust academic research to help employees with an impairment or long-term illness to recognise discrimination at […]

The report is launched!

The report is launched!

Posted on 13 December 2016 by Hirst

Report Launches at today's conference The keenly awaited report - Closing Disability Gaps at Work: Deficits in Evidence and Variation in Experience is now available following today's conference of key […]

Academic interview: Dr Debbie Foster

Academic interview: Dr Debbie Foster

Posted on 27 November 2016 by Hirst

"The Health and Well Being agenda sounds positive, but it actually excludes Disability." Debbie Foster is a sociologist and a Reader in Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School (UK). She […]

Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference

Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference

Posted on 24 November 2016 by Hirst

The conference to be at! If your organisation works with or represents disabled people then you’ll know that the UK Government’s “Improving Lives – The Work, Health and Disability Green […]

Closing Disability Gaps at Work – Report

Closing Disability Gaps at Work – Report

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Hirst

Closing Disability Gaps at Work – Deficits in Evidence and Differences in Experience Due to be launched in full at the end of November is a significant new report from […]

Support@Work Project

Support@Work Project

Posted on 9 October 2016 by Hirst

“When women go on maternity leave it is assumed that they will return. So why isn’t that assumption the same when workers take sick leave?” Kathleen Bolt is a caseworker […]

Academic Interview: Dr Hersh

Academic Interview: Dr Hersh

Posted on 9 October 2016 by Hirst

"There should be more support for disabled academics." Dr. Hersh has a fascinating interdisciplinary background which includes Mathematics and Control Engineering which she applies to her current research interests of […]

Equality and Diversity Forum

Equality and Diversity Forum

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) is a national network of organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination […]

Hidden disabilities

Hidden disabilities

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

Hidden disabilities and work The impact of long term health conditions and hidden disabilities is an increasingly topical subject throughout the union movement. From discussions with union reps and officers […]