In The Chair is a collection of top tips when creating and maintaining successful networks employee networks and / or resource groups. Of course no two networks are the same. Some will focus on the business and help the organisation to become disability confident through better policy, practice and procedure. Others will work primarily with individuals helping them navigate the lived experience of disability at work. Some do both. And of course both of these things are important. The magic happens in the sweet-space where these things interact.
In 2014 Kate Nash Associates launched the ground breaking publication'Secrets and Big News' which looks at challenges and current practice with regard to disability, monitoring and sharing personal information at work. The publication is free for PurpleSpace members to download.Non-members can buy the publication at Amazon. Based on a two-year research project, the book details the reasons why
This comprehensive guide explains how to set-up, deliver and maintain a lively and purposeful network. Many employers shared their experiences in the production of the guide and it is invaluable for those setting up or taking over an established Disabled Employee Network.
In February 2013 Kate Nash Associates, led by PurpleSpace CEO Kate Nash OBE invited 100 employers to take part in the Secrets & Big News research project. The employer participants were asked to complete a broad questionnaire about challenges and current practice with regard to monitoring on disability and time to circulate a second survey to disabled employees. 55 employers took part and