Useful Links for Employers
For useful sources of advice, information, grants and support, see our list of useful organisations and links for employers who are considering employing people with disabilities. If you would like specific advice that is relevant to your organisation, please contact our employment team on 020 7485 8177
for a consultation.
Access to Work
Access to Work grants can be used by employers and employees with disabilities to cover the extra costs of meeting needs at work. They can be used for things like travel costs, pieces of equipment or to pay for a support worker or communication support.
The Equality Act 2010
This law bans unfair treatment and helps achieve equal opportunities both in the workplace and in wider society. The links from these site include FAQs on the legislation.
Business Disability Forum
The world's leading employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business. It enables companies to become disability confident by making it easier to recruit and retain disabled employees and to serve disabled customers.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission - Here for Business
Advice, guidance, tools and resources for businesses covering a range of equality and diversity issues. Provides information and guidance to small, medium and large businesses.
The National Autistic Society
The UK charity for people with autism and Asperger syndrome and their families.
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Works to influence government and local authority policies and services so that they better meet the needs of people with learning disabilities. Raises awareness of learning disability issues amongst the wider public in order to break down stigma and discrimination.
I Want What You Have
A compelling social history of five decades of the Camden Society's work including detail on our pioneering employment and social enterprise approaches. Includes inspiring examples of people with learning disabilities who have completed training for work, gained qualifications and are working in paid employment. Order a free copy.