Disability

Disability and employment at No.10: The Government’s role in effecting change.

It’s not every day that I am invited to No.10. In fact, it’s fair to say, it has never happened before, and I was therefore somewhat excited, and indeed a little daunted, by the prospect. I was invited to meet Jean-André Prager who has recently been appointed as the Prime Minister’s Specialist Adviser on disability issues, and who wished to discuss disability employment matters with me…

Challenges facing disabled students entering employment. And how employers can address them

Author - Helen Cooke, Director, MyPlus Consulting

It is probably fair to say that many, if not all, students face challenges as they enter employment. From poor grades and a lack of work experience to feelings of anxiety and tough competition for jobs – the challenges are far and wide. However, for those who have a disability the challenges can be even greater.