Disability Pride Month: how hybrid working can promote inclusivity
While pub trips, foreign holidays, and even getting to the shops became near-impossibilities at times for all of us this past year, such activities have always been inconveniences for disabled people. However, the pandemic has had an unprecedented equalising effect on inclusivity in the workplace, with remote working coming as a blessing in disguise for disabled employees who no longer have to factor in long commutes and inaccessible office buildings into their routine.
But as the world opens back up again, how can we ensure these workers aren’t being left behind? To mark the beginning of Disability Pride Month, we looked into how flexible working could be the perfect solution for employers looking to offer more inclusive policies in post-covid times.