Category: NLBD

Looking out for each other
Steven McGurk - December 7th, 2020
Working at RSBi (Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries) in Glasgow - Europe’s largest supported business - we provide essential goods and services to Glasgow City Council [...]
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Building back better – disabled people and COVID-19
Emily Brothers - December 3rd, 2020
Today marks International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Emily Brothers considers the opportunities and threats having resonance in this year’s theme: Building Back Better [...]
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The unequal impact of coronavirus
Steven McGurk - September 14th, 2020
This morning, Community NEC member Steven McGurk delivered a speech to TUC congress on the unequal impact of coronavirus on disabled people. You can read [...]
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Reasonable adjustments guidance launched
Lauren Crowley - September 11th, 2020
A new way of working is here to stay. Companies across the economy are realising the benefits of working flexibly. For many businesses, productivity hasn’t [...]
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Roy Rickhuss joins Money and Mental Health Commission
Community - September 8th, 2020
Earlier this year, Community General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss CBE, was asked to join the Money and Mental Health Commission, established by the Money and Mental [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Equal Pay at 50
Lauren Crowley - May 29th, 2020
Click straight through to the new resources here. Today on the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, we remember the struggle [...]
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What can an equalities rep do during Coronavirus?
Anna Mowbray - May 13th, 2020
In my last post I talked about the importance of reps keeping up their work to represent members in this challenging time. At times like [...]
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‘Justice not charity’ still needed 100 years on
Community - April 25th, 2020
On the centenary of the 'Blind March' arriving in Trafalgar Square to call for legislation to improve blind people's rights, Community's former president, Robert Mooney, [...]
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Equalities strategy launched by Community
Community - February 21st, 2020
"Striving for equality is at the heart of what we do..." This week Community has launched its equalities strategy. A new booklet A Strategy for [...]
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