Useful Links

Access to Work If you have a paid job, or are about to start or return to one, you can apply for an Access to Work grant to pay for:

  • special equipment, adaptations or support worker services to help you do things like answer the phone or go to meetings
  • help getting to and from work

Benefits and Work

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Disability Law Service Disability Law Service is a unique charity that has been providing free legal advice and representation for disabled people since 1975. This includes people living with sickle cell.

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK (The Right to Participate in Employment) Guidance on:

  • Reasonable adjustments not made in recruitment process
  • Asked about disability or health condition prior to job offer
  • Support and Adjustments to do your job
  • Inaccessible premises
  • Sickness absence
  • Disciplinary process
  • Dismissal
  • Promotion and Training
  • Equal Pay
  • Redundancy
  • Harassment
  • Victimization
  • Failure to provide support and adjustments to do your job

Equality and Human Rights Commission:

Trades Union Congress practical advice for trade union reps on issues they are likely to encounter when dealing with the range of issues that can arise in the workplace

Resources for Equality & Discrimination: Age, Disability, Gender, LGBT+, Race, Religion

UNISON Proving Disability and Reasonable Adjustments