These organisations actively promote equality and diversity in the workplace, campaigning to improve legislation, workers' rights and publicise issues. Visit the website of each organisation for more information.
RADAR, founded in 1977, is the leading UK independent pan-disability organisation, representing 11 million disabled people. RADAR stands for the Royal Association of Disability Rights and has 1000 individual and organisational members. Our campaigns influence Government on disability issues, driving positive change. Our vision is a just and equal society whose strength is human difference.
RADAR runs a UK-wide Leadership and Empowerment Programme and publishes a range of books which help people living with ill-health, injury or disability lead an independent life. Visit www.radar.org.uk for more information
The Coming of Age Partnership CIC (CoAP) is a not-for-profit ‘community of interest company’, whose main remit is to support the delivery of sustainable social and economic change in the West Midlands. Its key goal is to resolve to remove age barriers, create employment opportunities for all sectors and communities, and to help provide local business to attain a sustainable competitive advantage.
Through the excellent work of CoAP, employers in the West Midlands now have the opportunity to access more information and support, regarding the social and business benefits of recruiting and retaining an age-diverse workforce. The organisation is extremely proactive with respect to the age and employment agenda, influencing employment policy, interpreting demographic change and planning action groups to help educate employers and individuals across a wide industry and services sector spectrum.
Visit www.coapartnership.org.uk for more information