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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 […]

The Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference, British Academy, 12th December 2016, London

The Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference, British Academy, 12th December 2016, London

Posted on 21 February 2017 by deepen

On 13.12.2016 we hosted the "Closing Disability Gaps at Work" conference at the British Academy in London, which bought together about 80 academics, disability rights activists, trade unionists, occupational health […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Research Impact

Research Impact

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

The importance of research impact It quickly becomes apparent when talking to the academics involved in this project that the impact of research is of crucial importance. For the work […]

Welcome

Welcome

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

Welcome to CRED! Approximately 30% of the working age population report a disability or long standing illness. Yet the world of work is frequently not inclusive of the needs of […]