Paul Jardine, CEO XL Catlin and a BSL Interpreter at the 2018 RIDI Awards

Celebrating disabled talent at this year’s RIDI Awards

Celebrating best practice in recruiting disabled talent, the 2018 RIDI Awards winners were revealed at a fabulous ceremony generously hosted by XL Catlin (and organised by us)! Congratulations to all the winners for making recruitment more inclusive.

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Let’s go back to the future and make cinema more accessible for deaf people

Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday soon, and for the rest of their lives, deaf people must get the service they deserve at cinemas. Poor quality, badly-written captions that are out of sync with the film need to make their way to the cutting room floor. And stay there.

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The game is changing for the way blind people see the world

Jose Richard Gallego a 35-year-old Barcelona-fan has Usher’s syndrome, which means he has hearing loss and sight loss. With the help of his friend and interpreter, Cesar Daza, he follows the action during football matches in a unique way.

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Seven key points from the new PRCA Diversity & Inclusion Guidelines

The PR and Communications industry must do a much better job at representing the people we serve. That’s the message from the new PRCA Diversity and Inclusion Guidelines, which look at the current state of diversity in the industry.

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BME PR Pros/PRWeek Mentoring Scheme Launches to Help BME Pros Thrive

The launch of the BME PR Pros/PRWeek Mentoring Scheme was announced by PR Week UK earlier in January with the aim of promoting diversity in PR and increasing the number of PR professionals from ethnic minorities in top UK roles.

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Will 2018 be the Year of Truly Accessible Public Transport?

It’s about time. There’s no doubt that it’s improving in some areas but there were also too many horror stories in 2017 that showed there’s still much to do.

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Eddie Kirkwood rubbishes the idea disabled people are less productive

Eddie Kirkwood is a man on a mission. He has cerebral palsy, which means he needs to use a wheelchair. But he doesn’t let that stop him taking an active part in life. Far from it.

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What does the PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report 2017 mean for Accessible and Inclusive Communications?

The PRCA’s Digital PR and Communications Report 2017 is a key industry gauge for all PR and communications professionals.

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What’s your organisation’s New Year resolutions?

A webinar with Mike Adams, Purple’s CEO, Erkan Ibrahim, Business Partnerships Manager and Catherine Grinyer, Big Voice Communications

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Greggs and the Jesus sausage roll parable: food for thought?

High-street bakery chain Greggs has been causing a bit of a stir recently. The company is selling a Greggs version of an advent calendar, with a different food voucher behind each window.