'Disability Champion' or 'Executive Sponsor' is a term used to describe colleagues who believe that disabled people should experience full equality in the workplace.
They are likely to be people who understand that employees can perform better if they can be themselves and ask for the adjustments they need (if they need them at all) and they will use their role and influence to create a workplace
Our publication Purple Stories provides advice to make it easier for employees and networks to decide why, when and how to share their story of disability for business and personal gain.
Since our launch in 2015 PurpleSpace has been driving new conversations about disability at work and challenging the language we use to make it easier for thousands of talented disabled people to bring their
Employee networks or resource groups are ultimately about people. With the right values, direction and leadership, they can make a significant and lasting contribution to how the organisation anticipates, accommodates and celebrates its disabled talent.
Every organisation is different, so every network or resource group will have different aims and objectives.