Disability pay gap highest on record

Disability pay gap highest on record

A report by the Trade Unions Congress (TUC) has revealed that the average hourly rate for a disabled person was 15% lower than that of a non-disabled worker, the highest the figure has been since the government began publishing the data in 2013. The average hourly pay...
DPAC stage Universal Credit protests

DPAC stage Universal Credit protests

Disabled People Against Cuts have staged a series of protests around the country today to protest universal credit. Introduced in 2013 by the Conservatives as a total overhaul of the benefits system to replace six means-tested benefits systems, including Income...
Wetherspoons disabled discrimination

Wetherspoons disabled discrimination

Grace Currie was thrown out of the Shrewsbury Hotel on Saturday night after staff in the Wetherspoons pub mistook her disability for drunkenness. The 24-year-old from Shropshire was attending an 18 to 35 group meet-up at the pub with her personal assistant Netty Brook...