Stores must gear up for the disabled
- DRC is angered by plans to drop legislation. // People Management;8/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p10
Reports on the reaction of the Great Britain Disability Rights Commission to the decision of the British government not to pursue a disability legislation. Contents of the proposals; Statements from the commission's chairman.
- Disability Rights Commission fears government cold feet on legislation. Revans, Lauren // Community Care;7/25/2002, Issue 1432, p16
Focuses on the claims of the British Disability Rights Commission (DRC) regarding the plan of the British government to introduce enforceable civil rights for disabled citizens. Reaction of the British Department for Work and Pensions to the claims; Actions taken by the DRC to promote the...
- Debunking disabled access 'myths' // Building Design;9/26/2003, Issue 1595, p4
Reports on the launch of a campaign by the Disability Rights Commission aimed at shattering the myth to make buildings more accessible in Great Britain. Effectivity of the legislation in October 2004; Coverage of the Disability Discrimination Act; Features of the building.
- Bill aims for more rights for disabled people. // Community Care;10/27/2005, Issue 1596, p12
This article focuses on the independent living bill being prepared by the British Disability Rights Commission as of November 2005. The bill aims for more rights for disabled people. Disabled people would gain the right to protection against enforced or inappropriate admission to residential...
- Disabling discrimination. Robins, Jon // Lawyer;5/6/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p22
Focuses on the contradicting belief of the Great Britain Disability Rights Commission and those who represent it regarding the proper way to win rights. Purpose of its establishment in 2000; Successes and failures made by the agency since creation; Various comments on the matter.
- Westminster update. // Accountancy;Jul2002, Vol. 130 Issue 1307, p84
This article is an update on developments in Westminster, England. The Disability Rights Commission has conducted edits first major review of existing disability legislation. It recommends that employment tribunals should order and pay for medical reports instead of tribunal applicants so that...
- Disability guidance under fire. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/3/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4360, p9
Reports on the statement issued by the Forum of Private Business to criticize the guide booklet "Making Access to Goods and Services Easier for Disabled Customers: A Practical Guide for Small Businesses and Other Service Providers" issued by the British Disability Rights Commission. Aim of the...
- Code to help businesses comply with Disability Act. // Leisure & Hospitality Business;2/7/2002, p9
Reports on the launching of a code to help businesses comply with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Code of practices and legal requirements by the British Disability Rights Commission; Aim of giving guidance to companies on adjustments to venues and the Acts' requirements.
- When words are not enough. Williams, Helen // Learning Disability Today;May2007, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p32
The article deals with making information easier for people with learning disabilities in Great Britain to understand. It is noted that good information helps them to claim their rights, payments and services. A law is promoting clearer information for learning disabled people, especially about...