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The government needs to act now to avoid a jobs crisis for disabled people, leading UK disability charity Leonard Cheshire has warned.
An exciting third sector partnership is commemorating Get Online Week by unveiling a new video that demonstrates the positive impact of technology on people’s lives at home.
Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope responds to the Work and Pensions Committee’s Universal Credit recommendations around the five week wait.
More young people in Kenya, including women and youth with disabilities, are set to access quality higher education and work-related training thanks to a new programme implemented by leading international pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire. This...
Over 7,300 disability hate crimes were reported to the police across England and Wales in 2019/20, yet only 1 in 62 cases actually received a charge. 
The grounds of Arley Hall were transported to the doorstops of residents at Hill House, after coronavirus restrictions meant their annual visit could not take place.
Leonard Cheshire Regional Fundraiser Sarah Grout is set to embark on her third London Marathon, thirteen years after a near-fatal skiing accident in 2007.
Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope responds to the Chancellor’s announcement today (24 September 2020) of a replacement to the furlough scheme.
Leonard Cheshire has answered Rishi Sunak’s call for creative thinking by saying the government should introduce ‘Purple Passports’ and extend furlough to avoid a winter jobs crisis for disabled people.
Leonard Cheshire has been selected for a Silver Award by The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) for their Can Do programme with The Zoological Society of London.