We are delighted to let DAA members know that the DAA Secretariat team recently won a DWP Compact Award in the ‘Advancing Equality’ category. [Read more…] about DAA Secretariat wins DWP Compact Award 2015
We are delighted that DAA member, and Volunteering Project Lead (DAA Volunteering Charter) Volunteering Matters was named Charity of the year on Wednesday 30th September at the European Diversity Awards (EDA) event held at the Natural History Museum. [Read more…] about Volunteering Matters named Charity of the Year
On the 21st January 2015 we brought you news of Disability Alliance members winning at the inaugural Disability Smart awards in December 2014. Lloyds Banking Group was one of those alliance members, scooping the top prize in four categories at the awards. The awards, organised by the Business Disability Forum, recognise and acknowledge exceptional performance within the field of disabilities. We got in touch to ask them how they did it and if they could share some of their learning. They were pleased to share what they are doing differently, along with some tips on how this works. [Read more…] about Lloyds Banking Group scooped four Disability Smart awards: How they did it
The 14th May 2015 saw the winners of this year’s Excellence in Diversity Awards announced. With an event held in Manchester, these awards celebrated the remarkable efforts organisations nationwide have made to reinforce their commitment to harnessing and strengthening a diverse workforce, embedding equality and inclusion within their value system. [Read more…] about DAA celebrates two successes at Excellence in Diversity Awards
Yet another DAA member wins an award. This time it is the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC). DAC in Llandarcy beat off strong competition from two other social enterprises and received the award for the way they managed to utilise the support and investment from the Welsh Government Communities 2.0 digital inclusion programme to develop its business, expand and employ more people. [Read more…] about Digital Accessibility Centre wins an award!
Attitude is Everything a winner of the Accessible Britain Award. Winning the ‘Inclusive social activities’ category, they were honoured for their work improving deaf and disabled people’s access to live music. [Read more…] about Disability Action Alliance Member wins an Accessible Britain Award 2015