Tag Archives: Equality Act

The Benefits of Hiring People with Autism

This is a guest blog post written by Joe Thomas.  In the UK there are more than 700,000 individuals living with autism, however, less than 15% of these people are in full-time employment. This is a dispiriting figure when you … Continue reading

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Starbucks employee wins disability discrimination case

This week, Meseret Kumulchew, a Starbucks employee with dyslexia, won a disability discrimination case against her employer when she was accused of falsifying documents. A tribunal found she had been discriminated against after making mistakes due to her dyslexia, which … Continue reading

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Education committee emphasises importance of health commissioners input in special educational needs reforms

Changes proposed by the government for special educational needs (SEN) funding in schools are due to be introduced in April. The latest report by the education select committee scrutinising the government’s proposed reform has stressed the important role health commissioners … Continue reading

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The HR Directors Business Summit

iansyst is attending the HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham at the ICC on the 24th -25th January. One of the largest HR events in the world, iansyst is looking forward to attending the event to showcase new products, offer its … Continue reading

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Supporting dyslexic employees in the workplace

Some of the most successful and creative people throughout our history have dyslexia, including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, John Lennon and Leonardo da Vinci.  With the variety of professions that these people have worked and excelled in, it’s obvious that … Continue reading

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