Briefing papers

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Available as a complete set of 19 guides, Business Disability Forum's highly popular series of briefing papers have been revised and updated with new case studies and the latest developments in the law.

For more information on how to licence the Briefings for use on your organisation's intranet contact the publications team.

Our Briefings are best resource for employers, featuring up-to-date guidance and examples of how businesses recruit and retain people with disabilities. They are intended for personnel, human resources, occupational health, recruitment and training specialists as well as line managers.

Business Disability Forum Briefings are divided into two categories: policy specific and impairment specific guides. They provide practical guidance, illustrated with case studies, on a range of issues relating to the employment of people with disabilities.


  • Adjustments in employment.
  • Disability management and the medical adviser.
  • Equality Act.
  • Health and safety and the Equality Act.
  • Managing recruitment.

  • Managing redundancy.

  • Managing sickness absence.

Employee Adjustments

  • Dyslexia.
  • Upper limb disorders (repetitive strain injuries).

  • Deaf or hard of hearing.

  • Stammer.
  • Employment adjustments for people with asthma.
  • Back problems.
  • Diabetes.
  • Epilepsy.
  • HIV.
  • Learning disabilities.
  • Mental health problems.
  • Sight problems.

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