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Advice for people with disabilities and long-term conditions

Access to Work [1] : is a government scheme which can give disabled people and their employers advice and support with extra costs which may arise.

Alcohol concern [2]: is the leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Their goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol.

Arthritis Care [3] : offers advice for people with arthritis in work or seeking to work.

British Heart Foundation [4]: Free service from the British Heart Foundation that helps organisations promote health and wellbeing to staff.

Epilepsy Society [5] : provides information on epilepsy and employment, including the Health and Safety Work Act 1974 and the Equality Act 2010.

Direct Gov [6] : has information on disabled people’s rights.

HSE [7] : has information on health and safety for disabled people.

Macmillan [8] : supplies support and information about work and cancer.

Mencap [9] : offers advice on finding work for people with learning disabilities.

Mind [10] : produces a guide for people with mental health problems on surviving working life.

Multiple Sclerosis Society [11] : offers advice on MS and employment.

Remploy [12] : finds jobs in mainstream employment for disabled and disadvantaged people and employs disabled people in its own factories.

Rethink mental illness [13] : helps people with mental health problems into paid and voluntary work.

RNIB [14] : offers advice for people with sight loss in work or seeking to work.

Scope [15] : has an employment service which supports people with disabilities who are seeking employment.

Shaw Trust [16] : offers support for people with disabilities seeking to work.

World Cancer Research Fund [17]: aims to reduce development of preventable cancers through improved health and wellbeing at work.