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Assistive tech on your iPhone - how accessible consumer tech changed everything

19 October 2017
Read Paul Bepey, Access Technology Manager at BBC's take on how consumer tech with built-in accessibility is leading to a 'revolution' in the way people with disabilities can use technology.
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Case study: Enterprise Rent-A-Car creates a new Workplace Personalisation Process

11 October 2017
When Enterprise Rent-A-Car set out to improve its Workplace Personalisation Process in 2016, the company was guided by the personal philosophy of its founder, Jack Taylor: that if you take care of your customers and employees first, the profits will follow.
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Vercida highlights need to accommodate disabled workers in gig economy

06 October 2017
An event chaired by Mark Lomas at HS2 called for greater diversity in the gig economy 
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Why we shouldn't focus on dyslexia this Dyslexia Awareness Week

04 October 2017
In our latest disability-smart blog, we discuss why businesses may find it helpful to focus on adjsutments and accessibility that specific conditions and symptoms. The blog is now available to read online.
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Majority of procurement deals ignore accessibility

25 September 2017
More than half of business deals arranged by local authorities do not take disability into account, according to research by Business Disability Forum (LocalGov)
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Press release: Business Disability Forum and the Bank of England discuss the launch of new accessible £10 note

12 September 2017
Business Disability Forum hosted the Bank of England’s Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland for a podcast released today (12 September) to mark the launch of the new polymer £10 note on 14 September, the first UK banknote designed to be accessible for people with visual impairments.
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Channel 4 secures Disability Confident Leader status

07 September 2017
Channel 4 becomes the first media company to achieve the status of Disability Confident Leader.
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Building disability-smart businesses - looking to SMEs

25 July 2017
EY's Iain Wilkie discusses why SMEs are key to building a disability-smart business world in our latest guest blog.
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What will Brexit mean for disabled employees?

21 July 2017
We discuss the impact of Brexit on disability-smart working as part of our series in The Guardian (The Guardian)
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Blog: Neil Milliken, Atos on what ‘going global’ means for accessible tech

21 July 2017
In our latest guest blog, Neil Milliken explores what making IT accessible means for global businesses (Business Disability Forum)
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