Category: Industry News
RIDI Awards 2020 finalists announced
The finalists of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) Awards 2020 have been announced today after the awards received a record number of entries this year.
Julian John wins IoD Wales Inclusivity Award
Julian John has recently won the Director of the Year Award for Inclusivity from the Institute of Directors (IoD) Wales. Julian has been heavily involved with RIDI over the last few years, firstly by winning a RIDI Award, then by hosting RIDI’s first ever event in Wales last year, then joining the judging panel for the RIDI 2018 Awards. He has also become a member of the RIDI executive team.
Most jobseekers think online job applications should be more accessible and inclusive
Nearly seven out of ten jobseekers (69%) think that employers and recruiters should make online job applications more accessible for disabled people, according to the results of a new survey by Recite Me and VERCIDA.
Ready, Willing and Able
Article posted on The Global Recruiter: Kate Headley, spokesperson for the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative, discusses tapping into disabled talent.
Making work more accessible for disabled talent
Everyone should have the opportunity to participate in the workforce. Yet, while many employers recognise the importance of having a diverse workforce, few have made a visible commitment to hiring and supporting people with disabilities.
Government shares plans to break down employment barriers for disabled people
In response to its Work, Health & Disability Green Paper consultation which closed earlier this year...
New series of Employable Me returns to BBC2
Voted Best Documentary of 2016 by The Guardian, the award-winning Employable Me returns to BBC2 on Monday 27th November at 9pm.
Apprenticeship Levy and disability targets
The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships.
Building a jobs market that works for everyone
Recruiters are key to the government's inclusion agenda, says Tom Hadley.
As one in five workers have reasonable adjustment requests turned down, exactly how diverse are UK employers?
Kate Headley, the Clear Company, argues that whilst disability confidence has become increasingly important to organisations there is still some way to go.