14% increase in employer employing people with disabilities.

By: Ciara Whooley
Posted on: 04-Dec-2018
IMPACT Survey reults  A follow up survey was recently was conducted by EDI through an internet questionnaire distributed from May till September 2018. The survey was circulated to businesses associated with ISME, Chambers Ireland and Ibec and was promoted through those organisations. It was also promoted to the EDI Employer Peer Network and through social media. We sought to gain insight into employers’ attitudes to employing people with disabilities and to establish whether attitudes are improving.

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Employer Disability Information Service Appoints New Disability Project Manager

By: calledi
Posted on: 08-Jun-2017
Filed under: Press Release
The National Disability Authority along with its consortium partners ISME, IBEC and Chambers Ireland announced that Seònaid Ó Murchadha has joined the organisation to assist in the development and coordinating of the Employer Disability Information service, a resource funded by the National Disability Authority.

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100 Jobs Campaign - the Results are In

By: calledi
Posted on: 20-Feb-2017
The Results are In.... EmployAbility Galway today officially released the number of jobs placed as part of their #100jobs campaign to commerate 1916. The idea for the initiative was developed by jobs coordinator, Pauline O' Dwyer to honour the men and women of 1916 and respect the life and values of the proclamation, giving all men and women in Ireland the chance to equal treatment.

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Dementia Understand Together campaign

By: HSE National Press Office
Posted on: 24-Oct-2016

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Launch of Mental Health First Aid

By: Mental Health First Aid Ireland
Posted on: 03-Oct-2016
World Mental Health Day takes place on October 10 and is themed “psychological and mental health first aid for all”. This was a happy coincidence given the official launch of Mental Health First Aid in Ireland took place on September 29th . While mental health first aid is a relatively new concept in Ireland it has been around internationally for over 10 years with more than a million people trained in it worldwide.

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Employer Disability Information Service Launched

By: calledi
Posted on: 13-Jul-2016
Filed under: Press Release
The new national Employers Disability Information service (EDI) designed to provide employers with an expert peer source of advice and information on employing staff with disabilities was launched today (2nd February). The ultimate aim is to promote increased employment of people with disabilities.

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Mental health in the workplace

By: employer disability information
Posted on: 28-Apr-2016
Why create a workplace open to discussing mental health ? It makes good business sense to support employees who are struggling with mental health problems.

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