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Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland events to shape future strategy

ILF Scotland stakeholder groupThe Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, the public body supporting disabled people to live independently in Scotland and Northern Ireland, is inviting all interested parties to have their say on its future strategy through a series of events and an online consultation. Formed in 2015 by the Scottish Government, and operating in both Scotland and […]

Survey – Understanding accessibility in public transport

Survey - Understanding accessibility in public transportAn Edinburgh based startup focused on creating technology to help those with accessibility, disability and mobility needs is carrying out a survey on accessibility in public transport. Passio is running a project which focuses on understanding the needs and challenges faced by people with different disabilities and accessibility challenges when taking public transport. They aspire […]

Inspiring hearing loss stories

Head over to our online shop throughout October for inspiring stories about people living with the challenges of their hearing. We have three fantastic reads on offer this month:- Sound by Bella Bathurst Invisible Disability and Me by Laura Lowles Words Apart by Lesley Jones, Jim Kyle and Peter L. Wood Grab yours by visiting […]

UK employers encouraged to join Disability Confident scheme

Adult woman and younger woman discussing documentsUK FTSE 100 employers are being encouraged to sign up to the Disability Confident scheme by the Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health, Penny Mordaunt. Twenty-one FTSE 100 companies have already signed up so far, including Marks & Spencer, BT and Royal Mail. This week, construction recruitment specialist TBT Recruitment became the 5,000th organisation […]

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