Making Your Workplace Disability Confident

Making Your Workplace Disability Confident

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Course Overview

Designed to encourage and support employers who recruit and retain disabled people, and people with health conditions, for their skills and talent, the government’s Disability Confident scheme, revamped and launched in November 2016, has, within its first year, assisted 5,000 companies to create a more inclusive workforce.

Approximately a fifth of the working age population is disabled. This represents a sizeable proportion of the potential workforce, so becoming Disability Confident and providing employment for people with disabilities has never been more important.

During this session, Paul Roy of Law Hound will provide viewers with an overview of what Disability Confident is and the goals it is trying to achieve which include challenging attitudes towards disability, increasing understanding of disability and ensuring that disabled people can fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations

Aimed at those who manage employees as part of their role, this session will provide advice on the three levels of the Disability Confident scheme and what an employer must do to achieve each level.

Guidance will also be offered on how to apply to become part of Disability Confident and the benefits available to employers who do so.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of how the Disability Confident scheme works and how you can become a Disability Confident employer and provide jobs for people with disabilities.

What is the target audience?

  • Employers, managers and business owners

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About Instructor - Paul Roy

Paul started his career in finance working in the finance department of a number of large organisations in the North.

Whilst he enjoyed working with facts and figures Paul became increasingly interested in managing people. Working in a smaller organisation he became the person that others turned to manage people within the business which ultimately led to a new role in training. Paul has worked with universities on their MBA and post grad courses, CPD and in-house HR programme. Paul holds accounting, HR and Management qualifications and trains in risk management and compliance in these areas.

Paul now uses his skills as a trainer developing and delivering training in both HR and financial management.  

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinar

  • Webinar
    00:16:27

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    5 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page

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