Why business owners should be Disability Confident

'It helps identify those employers who are committed to D&I'

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There are so many good things to have come out of Switzerland. Zurich Insurance obviously. The national flag is a big plus, writes Peter Hamilton

But we shouldn't overlook dentist Philippe-Guy Woog; in 1954 he invented the electric toothbrush to facilitate tooth brushing for people with motor-skills impairments.  According to a survey this year, more than two-thirds of British adults are now using an electric toothbrush. It's just one example of an invention or an adjustment designed with disability in mind that benefits so many more people. Some employers may be reluctant to employ disabled workers for fear of expensive adjustments.  The reality is that any adjustments are typically easy to implement and very low cost - likely...

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