Diversity and inclusion

Accentuating the positive and focusing on unexpected advantages – my year as a disability role model

Ben Merrick pictured in Antarctica, dressed in cold-weather gear and with the sea and icebergs in the background.

Ben Merrick, Civil Service champion for visually impaired people, uses the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to tell us what he's been up to in 2018, and what a positive attitude and making sure he gets the support he needs has done for him.

Personal disability stories: Part 7 – Seonaid's story

Home Office Working Through Cancer logo, with those words on the tail of an arrow pointing to the right

Marking the anniversary of the Disability Confident scheme, this story focuses on how one person's experience of cancer led her to create a new staff support network for those diagnosed with the disease, their carers and colleagues.