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Event: More and better jobs for disabled people - 5th Dec 2023

Event: More and better jobs for disabled people - 5th Dec 2023
Event invitation

The 5th December 2023, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, Belfast Ciy Council and Northern Ireland Union for Supported Employment will present a session designed to assist employers promote positive action and reasonable adjustments in respect of employees with disabilities, under the DDA.

Date: Tuesday 5 December 2023
Time: 9:30am - 12:30am (followed by light lunch)
Location: Belfast Castle, Antrim Road, Belfast

The session will include a range of speakers who will focus on the good practice and the support services and programmes available to employers.

We will be presenting useful guidance and information on:


  • Positive action measures in recruitment and procurement
  • Pre-employment training and work trials for disabled people
  • Social value measures, ring fencing jobs and retention
  • Lived experiences of disabled people finding employment


Speakers will include representatives from Brain Injury Matters, Adapt NI, Disability Action, Belfast City Council, Strategic Investment Board, Stepping Stones, AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast, JP Corry Builders Merchants, BBC, Department for Communities, the Equality Commission and NIUSE.

Who should attend?

This event will be of particular interest to those working in human resources and diversity and inclusion managers/officers.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so please register early to secure your spot. If you require further information about this event, please email Una at 

The event will be followed by a light lunch at 12:30pm. If you have any dietary requirements or reasonable adjustment requests please include them when booking your place.





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