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52 per cent of employers have never hired anyone with a history of mental illness
Doctors are not doing enough to help people with mental health problems return to work, according to a survey of more than 600 employers. Some 40 per cent of people claiming incapacity benefit suffer from depression or anxiety disorders. Reducing this level is essential if the government is to meet its “pledge to get 80 per cent of all people of working age into work”, finds the study by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and KPMG consultants.




Diversity Matters published on TARGETjobs

Following the announcement of the official partnership between AGCAS and GTI Media, the AGCAS Publications Team is delighted to announce that the first set of Diversity Matters titles is now live on targetjobs.co.uk.




Updated Diversity Matters title live on TARGETjobs
The following AGCAS Diversity Matters titles have been updated and are live on the TARGETjobs website: Age; Gender; People with a criminal record; Race; Disability and mental health.


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Working with clients with an autism spectrum disorder, and working with students with mental health problems, Newcastle

Wed 08 Jun 2016

This AGCAS NE Regional Training session will investigate issues, positive and negative, facing clients with an ASD and those with mental health problems. It will identify what careers services can do to support clients with these additional needs, and where we can refer clients when their needs are beyond our remit.


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Diversity Matters

AGCAS Diversity Matters, produced in collaboration with GTI Media, is targeted primarily at graduate jobseekers but will be useful to anybody interested in employment and diversity, whether as someone directly affected by the issues it addresses or in a professional capacity.




Working with disabled students and graduates - some frequently asked questions

This resource pack, produced by the AGCAS Disability Task Group, is designed around a 'frequently asked questions' format. It provides assistance based around some of the key issues that careers advisers may have questions or concerns about when dealing with disabled students and graduates.




Life and employment opportunities of young people with chronic conditions

This report examines the obstacles faced by young people with long-term, chronic or fluctuating conditions as they seek to make the transition from education and employment - and then to develop and thrive in the workplace.




Student mental wellbeing in higher education: Good practice guide

This guidance for the teaching and support of students experiencing mental health difficulties draws on evidence and practice from within the higher education sector and reports from government and the health and voluntary sectors.


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