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Jobs & Careers magazine | September 21, 2017

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Disability

Interview with EmployAbility founder Tab Ahmad

July 16, 2013 |

Founder and Managing Director of EmployAbility, Tab Ahmad, has dedicated her time to helping disabled students move from education to employment, and it is her pioneering work in the field of disability and employment, that won her this years’ Asian … Read More

Remploy Factory closures leads to job cuts for over 200 disabled employees

July 5, 2013 |

Over 200 disabled employees are at risk of losing their jobs after it was announced today that Remploy are set to close a further nine of its factories.

Remploy is one of the UK’s leading providers of employment to people … Read More

Work after a disability

March 19, 2013 |

Around 2% of working age people in the UK become disabled every year. Although the definition of ‘disability’ is broad, and many of those people will be able to continue their lives with minimal adjustment, for some people acquiring a … Read More

How disadvantaged are disabled jobseekers?

October 15, 2012 |

Many young people are at a disadvantage when jobseeking within the current climate, as recent media exposure of graduate unemployment has revealed. However, Wales has the highest number of NEET young people of any UK nation. There are large regional … Read More

Are disabled people at a disadvantage when job-seeking?

October 2, 2012 |

We ask our expert columnists: “Are disabled people at a disadvantage when job-seeking?”…

“Overall it shouldn’t be a barrier, though it would depend on the type of work which is being applied for, and the nature of the disability.  As a … Read More

Am I the invisible job applicant?

November 30, 2011 | 1

Recent figures show that unemployment has increased again, amid the cutbacks and one of the toughest economic climates seen in living memory what hope is there for the people of the United Kingdom?

With the on-going argument over public sector … Read More

Disclosing your disability to a prospective employer?

November 23, 2011 |

If you are a disabled student or graduate looking for employment, you may find it even more challenging and daunting than your non disabled peers as apart from encountering the usual obstacles that all students face, you may also need … Read More