1. New Guide for employing Disabled People 2. 2 Gray's Inn Square Seminar Notes - Follow-up (please read)
NEW GUIDE FOR EMPLOYING DISABLED PEOPLE
The Minister for Disabled People, Margaret Hodge, yesterday launched a new guide to encourage and help employers in firms of all sizes to employ disabled people. The guide spells out the business benefits of taking advantage of disabled people's talents.
The guide, 'Employing Disabled People: A Good Practice Guide for Employers and Managers', is available from the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) helpline (0345 622 633, or textphone 0345
The guide gives advice to employers and managers on developing good practice in employing disabled people. It also describes employers' duties under the Part II of the DDA, which protects disabled employees from discrimination by employers (with 15 or more employees), and includes the duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments.
2 GRAY'S INN SQUARE SEMINAR NOTES
I understand that some people who have requested the seminar notes offered
in Monday's E-mail have been receiving messages saying that their request
cannot be delivered. This is due to difficulties being experienced with
my ISP (Demon). The messages WILL get through - please be patient.
For the same reason, many people will not yet have received copies of the
notes. About 50% of the seminar notes are sitting somewhere in Demon's
system waiting to be distributed. Again, please be patient - you will get