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Accessible Yorkshire – Disabled Access & ‘Purple Pound’ Seminar

Did you know that c.£12bn is spent on trips where at least one member of the party has an impairment?

One woman's journey to find a spa that would admit her

It was great to see this inspiring story in the Daily Mail where a cancer patient tells her story of the struggle to find a UK spa who would welcome her, until she discovered Rudding Park Hotel an

England appoint first ever full-time disability coaches

The England and Wales Cricket Board has named Ross Hunter and Ian Salisbury as England's first ever full-time disability cricket coaches reports BBC News.

How long? 2-3 minutes Maltesers' disability campaign 'most successful' in decade

Maltesers' work featuring disabled cast members was its most successful campaign in a decade, the brand's top UK marketer has revealed reports Campaign.

Mother wins disability discrimination case

A woman who lost her job at a Belfast advice centre has been awarded £18,886 in damages, after being discriminated against reports BBC News.

People with autism among most likely to fall victim to disability hate crime, figures show

Campaigners call for more to be done to ensure those whose disability impacts them 'socially or behaviorally' get better support from police, prosecutors and wider community reports The Independent.

Designing for disability: the businesses breaking down barriers

The spending power of disabled people can get ignored by big brands, but entrepreneurs with experience of disability are tapping into ‘the purple pound’ reports The Guardian

Government fails to deliver £4bn savings after cutting disability benefit, new analysis shows

Office for Budget Responsibility says forecasts initially predicted £13.6bn would be spent on disability benefits in 2018-2019 but now this figure is now thought to be £18bn reports The Independent.

Limited life chances of disabled people in Britain revealed by damning report

Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights employment, adequate healthcare and independent living among areas of particular concern reports The Guardian.