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Disabled people should be more prominent in election, say campaigners

25 May 2017
Disability Agenda Scotland have called for disability to be made more prominent in the 2017 General Election – including by making polling stations more accessible (Third Force News)
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Research into wellbeing and long-term health conditions at work

25 May 2017
Loughborough University is undertaking research examining well-being and long-term health conditions at work. Working people (and employers) are being invited to take part in this research. You do not need to have a long-term health condition to take part.
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Commutes of more than 30 minutes linked to poor productivity, stress and depression

23 May 2017
Employers urged to consider flexible working options as impact of long commutes on productivity are revealed by study (HuffPost)
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2017 Election: what the parties promise around mental health

23 May 2017
Manifesto pledges of Labour, Conservatives, Liberal Democrats and Green Party examined (Mental Health Today)
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Apple shows how Siri and iOS accessibility features help people with disabilities

23 May 2017
A series of new ads show how Apple’s tech help people with disabilities to thrive (MMM-Online)
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Lack of deaf awareness amongst employers costs UK £24.8billion

16 May 2017
Research by Action on Hearing loss suggests that lack of awareness around deafness and hearing loss is costing employees and employers alike (Employment Solicitor)
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Two-thirds of councils pass tougher web accessibility test

16 May 2017
A test of accessibility and ease of use of council websites for disabled users sees 134 of 195 tested local authorities pass (UK Authority)
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60 per cent of PR professionals have suffered from poor mental health

16 May 2017
Survey by PR Week suggests low levels of wellbeing in sector and continuing stigma (Vuelio)
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Virgin Media and Scope team up to fight discrimination

15 May 2017
Southampton FC add Scope logo to their kit in bid to raise awareness of discrimination (JOE.co.uk)
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Blog: Diane Lightfoot on mental health and what employers can do

12 May 2017
CEO of Business Disability Forum Diane Lightfoot discusses what employers can do to safeguard mental health among staff as Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close (Forster Communications)
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