Helping Your Business
Benefits of Employing and Serving Disabled People
WHEN: Friday, 21st January 2011
TIME: 9am -12.30pm
VENUE: The Constable Building, University of Essex
Ways2Work (W2W) Essex in Partnership with the University of Essex are pleased to be able to invite you to a free half-day seminar on Disability and Employability. The seminar will look at the social and economic return, legal implications, benefits and support available in employing disabled people.
The event is being held to coincide with the International Day of Disabled Persons a day proclaimed by the UN to celebrate and acknowledge the experience and capabilities of people with disabilities. The seminar aimed at businesses, not for profit and charitable organisations, located in Essex, who wish to further their knowledge and understanding about the "disabled market", which is estimated to be in excess of £40 billion per year. Speakers are drawn from the Access to Work, British Association for Supported Employment, Essex County Council, Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP and the University of Essex
A link to an agenda will be provided shortly from this page for information and will be sent directly to individuals when they book.
Please note the seminar rooms at the Constable Building conform to the minimum standard width requirements for wheelchairs.
For more information on Ways2Work Essex please visit http://www.shaw-trust.org.uk/ways_to_work_essex
When & Where
University of Essex
The University of Essex Seminar Series is an occasional series of seminars, open to an external audience, which explore key issues of the day by drawing on the University’s research expertise. For further information about forthcoming seminars please visit http://www.essex.ac.uk/reo/business_and_public_sector/events/