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Event Report: Challenges Disabled People Face In The Workplace

Challenges Disabled People Face In The Workplace

We held the DP Disability event on the 15th of October, kindly hosted by HSBC Global Asset Management, to discuss the challenges disabled people face in the workplace.

We hope you find the videos below useful, any questions or comments please contact us on: [email protected].

Event videos

Introduction

Introduction: Jayne Styles, Hargreaves Lansdown

About my disability

What issues and challenges do you face due to your disability? - About My Disability.

My work challenges

What issues and challenges do you face due to your disability? - My work challenges.

What could have been done better?

What could have been done better by the government, employers and also friends & family?

What it was like 20 years ago?

If we look at what’s it like to be disabled now and compare it with what it was like 20 years ago?

What language we can use

Guide to what language we can use.

Disclosing your disability

Do you disclose your disability at work?

Recruit and retain

Why do companies struggle so much to recruit and retain people with disabilities?

Supportive colleagues

How important is it to have the support of your colleagues and employer?

Encourage allies

What would say to people to encourage them to become allies?

Which company?

Audience question: What attracts you to a company?

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