Disability in the Workplace

Understanding the The Equality Act 2010 and how we can make the workplace more accommodating to individuals living with disabilities.

workplace disability inclusion training

The Equality Act 2010 is a piece of legislation that protects people from discrimination on the grounds of disability. The Act says that disabled people have the same rights as everyone else to access goods, services, employment, education, and other areas of public life.

During the training, we help attendees explore their own biases and assumptions about disability and then look at ‘disability etiquette’, what ‘reasonable accommodation’ means and ways we can support disabled customers and work colleagues.

Learning outcomes:

  • What is the definition of a disabled person in law – what do you look for?
  • Disability etiquette – are you getting it right?
  • When do you have to make reasonable accommodation and what is “reasonable”?
  • Top tips for supporting disabled customers and colleagues

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Positive Outcomes From Current Clients

We see building fair places to work as an investment for your business growth.

But don’t take out word for it…

Testimonial Stars
“We are delighted to receive the Silver Award, and this will play a crucial role in shaping our long-term EDI plan, supporting us on this ongoing journey.” 
Services used: Leaders In Diversity
Tim Plumb, CEO – Polymat
“It means so much to us all that we are part of change and driving EDI forward. This accreditation is something we will display with pride as we continue to work towards our goals of a fair and equal society.”
Services used: Masters In Diversity
Karen Cowan, Head of Corporate and Governance, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) lead – Ongo
“Embarking on the coveted Investors in Diversity Award had two purposes for us, both of which were equally important; to gain expert independent recognition of the work we do, and to help us push the boundaries further and do more for our people.”
Services used: Investors In Diversity
Hilary Jones, Chief Executive  – Bro Myrddin Housing Association

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