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What jobs do blind people do?

People with sight loss succeed in a wide variety of jobs across almost all employment sectors. Just like everyone else, it comes down to whether they have the training, skills...
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Hearing loss needn’t mean job loss

Hearing loss, deafness and/or tinnitus affect 12 million UK people so being fully aware and catering for the requirements of any staff members with additional needs is essential for inclusive...
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Employability Day: Free e-learning from RNIB

Today, Friday 17 June, we're recognising Employability Day by sharing some great free resources from VRA member RNIB. RNIB have created a great suite of e-learning with options for practitioners,...
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Tesco announced as a Visibly Better Employer

Congratulations to Tesco who have been recognised as a Visibly Better Employer. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) today as part of National Employability Day (Friday 17 June).  They...
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Breaking Down Barriers

On the 24th May, we at the VRA held our annual Spring Conference.  We decided to take a different tack for our theme this year, focusing on groups of individuals...
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Local Supported Employment

The Government has published Local Supported Employment: guidance for local authorities (23 May 2022). The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is providing grant funding for approximately 20 County Councils...
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