Frankly Speaking - Reflections of rehabilitation professional
Professor Andrew Frank, past chair of the VRA reflects on a career in rehabilitation

Access to Work Changes

Hundreds of disabled employees are to benefit from a £15,000 rise in Access to Work grants to assist them at work, following new measures introduced in Parliament. From April 2018,...
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Professor Stephen Hawkings

Professor Stephen Hawkings   On life... Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem,...
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Hearing Loss Impacts Employment

3rd March is World Hearing Day.  Research from Action on Hearing Loss shows that developing hearing loss can lead to loss of employment (Matthews, 2011) and problems gaining employment (Baker,...
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Disability and Job Hunting

Up to 75% of disabled people find that their condition has an impact when job-hunting, according to research from the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI). Furthermore, 53% of respondents said...
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VRA Trustees at the Strategy Day

The VRA Trustees met on 17 January 2018 to plan the strategy for for the coming year. Here they are having a welcome break! From left to right: John Pilkington,...
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