Kim Hoque has appeared as a witness on the House of Lords Public Services Committee’s inquiry into the transition from education into employment for young […]
Disability@Work’s Kim Hoque addressed the FCDO’s celebration of the 15 th anniversary of the
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities highlighting the stubbornly high
disability employment gap and the widening disability pay gap. He called upon attendees to work
together to map out a more inclusive future for disabled people.
Nick Bacon of D@W is part of the RSA Inclusive Work, Disability and Ageing Network Steering Group which has proposed a system of flexible working that works for everybody. The network argues that inclusive work is designed and managed to fit the reality of people’s lives, rather than expecting everyone to ‘fit in’ to a rigid model of working. It helps secure good work for all.
Disability@work has long argued that the disability employment gap is a poor indicator of disability disadvantage (see links 1 and 2). Until now DWP has […]
Disability@Work’s Kim Hoque addressed the UCU’s Disabled Members’ Annual Conference on the Disability Employment Charter.
Founder members of the Disability Employment Charter from Disability@Work, Scope, Leonard Cheshire, UNISON and the Shaw Trust Foundation, met with Cabinet Office Disability Unit officials to discuss the Charter’s proposals.