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Disability in the Workplace | Diverse Matters | UK | Yasmin Sheikh

Understanding Disability in the Workplace

By far the most popular questions I get asked by my clients as founder of Diverse Matters and as my role as Vice-Chair of Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) at the Law Society by both employers and employees is around the issue of “disclosure”. Should I tell my employers about my disability or from the employer’s

Tips for employing people with disabilities | Diverse Matters | UK

Tips for employers employing people with disabilities or health conditions

Tips for Employers employing people with disabilities or health conditions I think the best way to start a good employment relationship is to ask the individual, who has a disability/health condition whether he/she would like his employers to know anything particular in advance, which would make his/her life easier. Perhaps he/she has her own questions. It

Are you a racist? Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Are you a racist? Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

 The Telegraph reported on 22 April 2017 that Oxford University’s Equality and Diversity Unit has advised students that “not speaking directly to people” could be deemed a “racial microaggression” which can lead to “mental ill-health”. Other examples of “everyday racism” include asking someone where they are “originally” from, students were told. Oxford University’s Equality and

EY (Ernst & Young) | Diverse Matters | Wheelchair Challenge | UK

EY (Ernst & Young) to Participate in the Diverse Matters Wheelchair Challenge

The Diverse Matters Wheelchair Challenge organised by Yasmin Sheikh Do you struggle to keep disability on the diversity agenda? Do you have a disability network or perhaps it has died a bit of a death? Maybe you have a low disclosure rate for people with disabilities (both visible and non-visible) as they are worried about

Disability in the Workplace | Diverse Matters | UK | Yasmin Sheikh

Understanding Disability in the Workplace

By far the most popular questions I get asked by my clients as founder of Diverse Matters and as my role as Vice-Chair of Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) at the Law Society by both employers and employees is around the issue of “disclosure”. Should I tell my employers about my disability or from the employer’s

Tips for employing people with disabilities | Diverse Matters | UK

Tips for employers employing people with disabilities or health conditions

Tips for Employers employing people with disabilities or health conditions I think the best way to start a good employment relationship is to ask the individual, who has a disability/health condition whether he/she would like his employers to know anything particular in advance, which would make his/her life easier. Perhaps he/she has her own questions. It

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