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'Slow' progress on High Street access for disabled people

New research shows that access to the High Street for disabled people remains "slow", according to a new survey by DisabledGo reports BBC News.

The model agency which wants to put disability in the spotlight

A brand new agency has been set up to put disability centre stage reports the Yorkshire Post.

The cafe where the food is made by a blind cook and his autistic helper

David Black is a professional cook - he's also blind. His solution to health and safety issues is a kitchen assistant reports BBC News.

Everton recognised as Disability Confident Employer

Everton has become the first football club in the country to be granted the status of ‘Disability Confident Employer' reports ToffeeWeb.

Why we need a disability inclusion revolution

Writes Shamsin Ahmed in Bangladesh's Daily Star

Airport disability help shocking, campaigners say

Disabled passengers are being "humiliated" and "disrespected" by people who are supposed to be helping them at airports, campaigners have said reports BBC News.

UK progress on disability rights ‘patchy and torturous’, UN told

Progress towards equality for disabled people in the UK “continues to be patchy and torturous”, campaigners have warned.

Disability Discrimination and reasonable adjustments

Many employers struggle with the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. When is the duty triggered? When will an adjustment be ‘reasonable’? When is an employer entitled to turn down an employee request for a particular change to the way they work? The following article was written by Andrew Masters of Furley Page Solicitors.

Disability campaigner claims victory in bid for wheelchair users to have priority over buggies on buses

Disabled campaigner Doug Paulley has claimed "an important victory" in his legal battle for wheelchair users to have priority use for wheelchair spaces on buses reports the Daily Telegraph.

Premier League clubs criticised in disability access report

Premier League clubs could face heavy fines and even the prospect of points deductions if they fail to meet an August deadline to become compliant with disability access requirements reports ITV News.