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Shake up of working culture and practices recommended to reduce pay gaps

16 August 2017
All jobs should be advertised as available for flexible working, and greater support should be given to fathers to play more of a role in child care, in a shake-up of culture and working practices to reduce pay gaps, the Equality and Human Rights Commission said yesterday (15 August).
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Flexible working should be offered across all jobs, says Equality and Human Rights Commission

15 August 2017
Universal flexible working could accommodate more workers and help close pay gaps (City A.M.)
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Microsoft aiming to transform accessibility with Smart Cities initiative

11 August 2017
The project aims to use digital accessibility to empower people around the world (Technology Record)
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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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New for 2017: Business Disability Forum’s disability guides for managers, sponsored by EY

25 July 2017
Business Disability Forum is pleased to announce the launch of its new Line manager guide series for 2017.
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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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Concern over lack of accessible LGBT+ venues in Central London

17 July 2017
Lack of accessible venues despite London being home of Pride (Gay Times)
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LipSync app allows users to control computers with minimal head and neck movement

14 July 2017
The app has been praised for opening up technology to people with disabilities and has won RESNA’s Most Disruptive Technology Award (Special World)
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