Visible improvement

Paschkes-Bell, Gillian
December 1996
People Management;12/5/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p30
Argues that employers should put their companies in order by offering `disability leave' and describes a two-year pilot project involving 18 large organizations designed to help disabled employee continue working. Information on the project for the disabled of the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB); Contents of the Disability Discrimination Act; Comparison of the `disability leave,' in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia.


Related Articles

  • RSA and Supported Employment. Faison, Karen; Isbister, Fred; Wieck, Colleen // Journal of Rehabilitation;Apr-Jun90, Vol. 56 Issue 2 

    Focuses on the establishment of an agenda for the continuation of supported employment for the disabled in the United States. Expansion of the basic human rights of the disabled; Practical responses to individual needs of the disabled; Major barriers to employment for the disabled.

  • Employment and Support Allowance - what next? Hall, Daphne // Journal of Poverty & Social Justice;Feb2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p71 

    The article discusses the changes to the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) set to start in March 2011. It says that major concern regarding the migration to ESA for claimants of Incapacity Benefit (IB), Severe Disablement Allowance (SDA), and Income Support paid on grounds of incapacity...

  • Own Occ Or Loss Of Earnings? Here's How They Stack Up. Schneider, Larry // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;2/25/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p17 

    Compares own occupation and loss of earnings disability income insurance contracts. Difference between annual incomes and annual benefits; Issues concerning the definition of total disability; Examples.

  • Finding DI Coverage For High-end Clients. Craig, Steven R. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/25/99, Vol. 103 Issue 43, p15 

    Focuses on the disability income (DI) insurance coverage. Background of the status of the DI sector; Steps taken by companies in the DI business to survive in the early 1990s; Definition of disability on the `own occ' or own occupation policies DI; Features of loss of earnings DI coverage.

  • Wanted: DI Policies For Marginally Impaired Risks. Ouellette, Keith // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;2/25/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p6 

    Discusses the need for formulating disability income (DI) policies in the U.S. for marginally impaired risks. Evidences of demands for such products; Conditions in the DI market; Problems in orphan policy situations.

  • Assessing the ability to work. Verbeek, Jos; van Dijk, Frank // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/8/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7643, p519 

    The author reflects on Great Britain's personal capacity assessment test which was developed to determine when an injured or ill worker is able to return to work. He suggests that the test claims to be fair but lacks rigorous scientific evaluation. He argues that the ability to work depends on...

  • Perceptions of the Effect of Public Policy on Employment Opportunities for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Houston, Kyle; Lammers, H. Bruce; Svorny, Shirley // Journal of Disability Policy Studies;Jun2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p9 

    Researchers have been unable to draw conclusions about labor market conditions for people who are deaf or hard of hearing because surveys of individuals with disabilities do not sufficiently sample these groups. The authors conducted a national survey of vocational rehabilitation counselors and...

  • Improving access to the workplace. Preston, Paul; Scott-Parker, Susan // People Management;11/16/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p18 

    Argues about the legislation to outlaw discrimination against employment of disabled people in Great Britain. Significance of the bill; Information about a guide for sales staff; Number of disabled people at work; Initiative employment agencies for disabled.

  • Disability jobs scheme to escape Whitehall axe.  // Community Care;6/24/2010, Issue 1824, p6 

    The article reports that the British Government would establish a separate employment support scheme for disabled people.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics