More action needed to close gender gap on Queen’s Counsel

New research conducted by the Work Foundation has shown that, despite efforts already made to ensure that the Queen’s Counsel (QC) appointment system gives all qualified applicants a fair chance of...

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An end to workplace taboos surrounding women’s health conditions

Report calls for an end to workplace taboos surrounding women’s reproductive and gynaecological health conditions Under-recognised chronic gynaecological health conditions are holding-back women’s...

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MS Employment Guide launched to support healthcare professionals

Brussels/ London - A new guide has been launched to help healthcare professionals (HCPs) talk about the benefits of work when consulting people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The Guide, produced...

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Social prescribing is missing the opportunity to help people with long-term health conditions into meaningful work

New report reveals social prescribing has the potential to transform people’s lives by vastly improving their health and wellbeing, including helping them achieve aspirations around work, therefore...

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Publication of the Government’s Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

The Work Foundation welcomes the publication of the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, as a positive step to developing a long-term strategy for improving sustainable employment outcomes for the...

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New research shows the serious impact of multiple health conditions on work and employment prospects

Monday (26 October 2016) saw the publication of a new report from the Work Foundation - Complexities and challenges: working with multiple health conditions which highlights the challenges of working...

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Announcing a new Director of the Work Foundation

The Work Foundation is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of a new Director. Lesley Giles will take up the new role on 3 October 2016. The Work Foundation aims to be the leading...

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