Disability, Lifestyle, local authorities, mental health, Politics

COUNCILS NEED TO INTRODUCE DISABILITY OFFICERS NOT JUST SOCIAL WORKERS.  

Being a newly disabled person can be a daunting experience, not only is your entire life going to be overhauled, but also you have no instructions and little or no knowledge of what help is available. The current system is complicated and messy, so much so that people with new disabilities are losing out on… Continue reading COUNCILS NEED TO INTRODUCE DISABILITY OFFICERS NOT JUST SOCIAL WORKERS.  

Disability, graduates, housing, Politics, transport, travel

Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London

Being newly qualified is a very exciting thing for anyone moving from the university to the working world. It is nerve racking, the blood is pumping and having to find a new place to live in the capital can be difficult at the best of times.   Being a newly qualified journalist, I have been… Continue reading Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London

Disability, elections, Politics

Do political parties discriminate against disabled candidates?

By Simon Sansome When a person with a disability goes for a job interview, by law the employer must make certain arrangements to make sure the whole interview process does not discriminate, which is the way it should be. If that person gets the job they are usually referred to Access to Work Fund, this… Continue reading Do political parties discriminate against disabled candidates?