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7 Ways To Create A LGBTQ+ Friendly Workplace

By Kiri O'Brien on Friday 5th April

According to Stonewall, 35% of employees last year hid that they were LGBTQ+ at work for fear of discrimination. It’s shocking but sadly unsurprising; Aimee Stephens, a funeral director who lost her job after telling her boss she was transgender, is just one example of such discrimination.

The New Accessibility: More Than Just A Disabled Toilet

By Kiri O'Brien on Wednesday 25th July

Accessibility is a term banded about in lots of different arenas; be that when it comes to physical spaces, digital services, or management styles. With one in five people in the UK having a disability, it’s a legal requirement to make reasonable adjustments as an employer, to avoid people with disabilities being put at a disadvantage. A lift that is always broken and one disabled toilet that is forever out-of-order simply won’t cut it anymore. So why do some employers still find it so difficult to implement effective accessibility strategies?

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