Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:30

Over half of workplaces are missing out because they are excluding disabled talent.

This Government resource page is designed to help you recruit and retain disabled people and people with health conditions for their skills and talent. 

Your organisation can sign up to the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

23 August, 2017
 
Submit your response to The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement by Friday, 8th September.
 
23 August, 2017
 
In the recently published West of England Strategy (WoE) discussion paper, Metro Mayor Tim Bowles lays out his plans for the next four years and pledges to work with “councils and business to lead a region that delivers on economic growth”. 
 
The consultation for this paper is now open (closing date Wednesday, 27 September). This is your chance to shape the regional strategy*, and ensure the needs and interests of all communities are represented.
 
16 August, 2017

 

Bristol City Council (BCC) has allocated £392,000 of the Bristol Impact Fund to tackle inequality and disadvantage in the city. The money will be spent over three years to further the empowerment and strengthen the voices of equalities communities.

3 August, 2017
 
 
‘the needs of people with dementia from Caribbean, South Asian and Chinese communities in Bristol are not being sufficiently met’. 
 
2 August, 2017

 

12 July, 2017

The National Housing Federation has worked with a range of specialist organisations on a report exploring the specific issues linked to homelessness that affect particular disadvantaged groups.

Their new report, 'Homelessness and health for disadvantaged groups', highlights the challenges that individuals from disadvantaged groups face in accessing appropriate housing and support. It was created as part of the Voluntary and Community Sector Strategic Partnership Programme. 

Topics in the report include:

28 June, 2017
 
Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees has said that regrettably, cuts to council services are inevitable. However the public can have a say on how they will be made.
 
A series of consultation surveys and events (running from June - September 2017) will give you the chance to contribute to the process. 
 

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