New guidance on disability discrimination

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15 / 12 / 2015 11.50am

New guidance on disability discrimination has been published by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).

In 2015, it was reported that 42 per cent of disabled people seeking work found the biggest barrier to getting hired were the misconceptions around what they could do. The guidance aims to address general misconceptions around disability discrimination. This is part of a series of work products being developed on equality and coincided with the UN day of persons with disabilities, which took place at the start of December. 

The resources are engaging and include:

This supports the ongoing work programme that NHS Employers and NHS England are doing to encourage and support employers in employing more people in the NHS with learning disabilities.

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