UA-171643620-1 Richard Firth Working Hours podcast - Working Hours

Episode 10

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4th Oct 2021

Work Is for All

Richard Firth recorded 05/07/2021

Richard Firth is Managing Director of DaisyTouch Limited. DaisyTouch started in 2020, to provide accessibility and consultancy services to businesses so that they’re better equipped to support the needs of their disabled staff and disabled customers.

There are an estimated 14.1 million disabled people in the UK. Meanwhile around 100,000 people in the UK become disabled each year. Roughly 1 in every 5 adults of working age considers themselves to be disabled. The spending power of disabled people is worth approximately £249 billion per year. However, disabled people often report issues with poor access to both products and services.

To find out more about DaisyTouch and all their accessibility services go to daisytouch.com/

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About the Podcast

Working Hours
The Story of A City at Work in the 2020s
What do you do?
Western Studios, Leeds presents Working Hours: a podcast series surveying the residents of Leeds on their thoughts and feelings on the topic of work. If you are in Leeds or from Leeds then help me to reach my target of interviewing 1000 Loiners over the 2020s asking them the 2nd question that everybody asks everybody. What do you do?
The purpose of the project is to create a depository of knowledge about labour and employment across this pivotal decade in the human story. Leeds, the largest city in the largest county on the UK mainland is a former imperial textile centre and is now a major UK financial centre. This series will document the city’s experiences through Brexit, creeping technological unemployment, new and ongoing resource wars, the ongoing removal of the welfare state and accelerating ecological emergency.
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