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  • Sheffield Local Plan - Make Your Voice Heard

    Sheffield Local Plan - Make Your Voice Heard

    If you are interested in contributing your thoughts to Sheffield’s Draft Local Plan you can do so individually, come along to the next Access Liaison Group meeting on the 8th of February at 10am on Zoom, or email your thoughts to us at Disability Sheffield by 10th of February.

  • Free Business Workshops in August

    Free Business Workshops in August

    Do you need any top tips for starting up a business or planning for survival, reopening hospitality, or how to sell online? Business Sheffield are offering an extensive programme of FREE online workshops, training sessions and networking events.Using video meeting platform Zoom, their sessions are hosted by experienced business advisors and/or industry experts.

  • Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Owners

    Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Owners

    Are you disabled and self employed or own a business? This pilot study, funded by Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to investigate the impact of welfare reforms on disabled self-employed people and business owners’ health and wellbeing, working practices and business performance.

  • How Disability Sheffield Can Open Doors and Opportunities for your Business

    We’re working with businesses to help them improve their accessibility with the aim of Sheffield becoming a more inclusive city. We offer Disability Equality Training, Access Audits and support to be Disability Confident. If you run a business or organisation in Sheffield, then a workplace Access Audit and review of disability policies could open opportunities for you to a have a truly diverse and talented workforce. Let’s make sure the disability employment gap doesn’t get any bigger in our city.

  • 'Slow' progress on High Street Access for Disabled People

    Penny Mordaunt, the Minister of State for Disabled People announces new champions to address the issues faced by disabled consumers, following a survey by DisabledGo showing that a quarter of fashion retailers do not have step-free access.

  • Slow Shopping Experience

    Customer Katherine Vero, whose mother had dementia, was delighted when her local Sainsbury’s in Gosforth agreed to trial ‘Slow Shopping’ ( starting this month ) and hopes that other retailers will follow where Sainsbury’s leads.

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