Employing People with Disabilities: A Positive Action Guide for Employers

Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense. This five step recruitment guide has been designed to help employers to match the right people with the right jobs, achieving positive outcomes for everyone. Read more

Hard at Work: Employment and Disability in Northern Ireland

Disability Action has launched the “Hard at Work” report to highlight the key actions needed to increase equality in employment for disabled people in Northern Ireland. Read more

Employment Advocacy Quick Guide: Reasonable Adjustments in the Workplace

A reasonable adjustment is something that can help prevent, or reduce, any disadvantage being faced by a disabled person. This guide aims to help employees with disabilities think through what sort of changes might help and how to go about asking for them. Read more

Employment Advocacy Quick Guide: Telling an Employer about your Disability

Deciding weather to tell a prospective employer about your disability can be difficult. This guide covers the law, advantages of and common fears surrounding disclosure of disability, and sources of support. Read more

Employment Advocacy Quick Guide: Getting into Work

Getting into employment can be difficult for anyone, but for disabled people it can be even more challenging. This guide will help you understand your rights when applying for a job, what is expected from employers and what actions they can positively take. Read more

Employment Advocacy Quick Guide: The Purple Workforce

Employing disabled people works. The latest Quick Guide is outlines how employing disabled staff can enhance the skill base, culture and profitability of an organisation. Read more