Employment professionals news

This page contains updates on the latest employment professionals news from RNIB and our partners.

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  • Research reports - our research covers a huge range of sight loss issues.
  • Expert series blog - our fortnightly blog by sight loss sector professionals explores topical issues around sight loss in a thought provoking manner.
  • Evidence-based reviews - which look in some detail at blind and partially sighted people across different age groups.

  • New research on sight loss and earnings


    A new research briefing considers the link between sight loss and income. We consider personal and household income, payments from benefits and allowances, and gross monthly pay, in order to compare the position of blind and partially sighted people with the general population, and with other disabled people.

    Here are just a few key findings:

  • Database of IT training providers for blind and partially sighted people


    RNIB have developed a UK-wide database of learning providers that can offer training courses and skill development in IT and access technology for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Next Employment Network event - Fit for purpose


    Reforming employment support for blind and partially sighted people

  • Revised Pre-employment programme


    RNIB has recently completed a major revision to its pre-employment programme trainer's manual.

  • Work-based assessment guidelines


    We have produced an effective practice guide to assist employment and access technology professionals with carrying out work-based assessments for blind and partially sighted people.

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