Parliamentary Office for Science & Technology cites Digit-funded research
Research into the remote e-working experiences of Disabled and Neurodivergent Workers, supported by Digit's Innovation Fund, has been cited in a new briefing from the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology.
Disability, neurodivergence and remote working: what employers need to know…
Dr Christine Grant and colleagues outline four steps employers can take to develop truly inclusive remote working practices.
Promoting the creation of an inclusive workplace
During the COVID-19 pandemic, home-working increased rapidly in the UK, with 46% of working adults working from home by April 2020, and with 36% still continuing to remote work two years later. (1,2) Employers are thus keen to accrue the benefits of remote working including staff well-being, and productivity [...]
Remote for All: Time to Include People with Disability and/or Neurodiversity in the Remote Working Discussion
Remote working seems to offer a means to increase inclusion for workers with neurodiversity and/or disability, however, employers, line managers and colleagues may lack awareness, knowledge and understanding of the reasonable adjustments that are needed.
£123,000 awarded in Digit Innovation Fund Round 2
Projects awarded funding include research into the deployment of digital technologies in social care work and exploring disability, neurodiversity and remote working.