Event focuses on employing autistic and disabled people

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Equality Commission event will help employers recruit and support autistic, neurodivergent, and disabled people.

The Equality Commission, in partnership with Allstate NI and the Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment, is holding an interactive workshop on how employers can focus on providing more and better jobs for disabled people in the financial services and IT sectors.

These sectors have been identified as a key element of economic strategy and a pillar for growth in Northern Ireland and there will be increasing opportunities for disabled people in these areas.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 30 January 2024
Time: 9:30am to 12pm
Venue: Allstate NI, Belfast
Cost: Free

Why should you attend?

At this event, you will learn more about positive action measures and the support available to employers when recruiting and developing disabled people. Topics will include:

  • Inclusion for Autistic People - Using ERGs to Drive Inclusion - Allstate and Specialisterne
  • Positive Action: Using Academies (Pre-Employment Training) - NOW group & Expleo
  • Lawful Positive Action under the DDA - Equality Commission NI
  • Government Support Programmes - Department for Communities
  • Action Planning for More and Better Jobs for Disabled people

Register to attend this event.

First published 16 January 2024