Category: Features

Alcohol and Work: The Picture

Alcohol and Work: The Picture

Should alcohol be banned from work events? While workplace drinking, be it during lunch, over a networking dinner, or at an evening function, undoubtedly still plays a role in people’s...

Invisible disabilities: making individual needs visible to the workplace

Invisible disabilities: making individual needs visible to the workplace

by Hannah Millington In the UK, 1 in 5 people have a disability and 80% of these people have an invisible disability – this means there is a high chance...

Working Through Covid-19

Working Through Covid-19

“On the whole, employees are satisfied (7-in-10) with how their employers are responding to COVID-19”. This comes from the CIPD’s April analysis of the impact of Covid-19 on working lives. However,...

Bullying at Work: A Health Issue

Bullying at Work: A Health Issue

“I started dreading work and would spend the working day shaking with anxiety and often silently crying at my desk.” Anonymous Tweet Bullying at work is a serious issue and...

Learning Disability at Work: The Picture

Learning Disability at Work: The Picture

As the Government releases statistics which show an increased rate of rise in unemployment (+0.3%) over the three months to September as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it makes...

Remote Working Can be the Push Needed to Create A Disability-Inclusive Workforce

Remote Working Can be the Push Needed to Create A Disability-Inclusive Workforce

Opinion Piece Written by Tom Morris For many people with a disability, working from home alleviates the everyday challenges of being in an office. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us...

Financial Wellbeing: The Real Crisis

Financial Wellbeing: The Real Crisis

A 2018 Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) study found that only 5% of employees are offered support with their finances and 67% think they would benefit from this type of...

Unequal Crisis: Disabled Workers Made Redundant

Unequal Crisis: Disabled Workers Made Redundant

Citizens Advice published a report looking into the groups most affected by redundancy during the Covid-19 pandemic back in early August. The report, titled ‘Unequal Crisis’, contained Citizens Advice’s own...

Trustee diversity not a ‘nice to have’

Trustee diversity not a ‘nice to have’

One of the UK’s leading disability charities, Disability Rights UK, enshrines its trustee board’s diversity in its constitution. It commits to electing a minimum of 75% of trustees who have...

Why Black role models are needed everywhere: Ola Awosika on Black History Month and Representation

Why Black role models are needed everywhere: Ola Awosika on Black History Month and Representation

It’s Black History Month and I can honestly say this year has felt different! The authenticity in the delivery of it by organisations across the UK, the opportunities that have been given...