British Friendly has become the first insurer to complete the new Disability Confidence & Awareness training by Disability Rights UK (DRUK).
The charity, one of the collaborators in the protection industry's Seven Families campaign, runs the course for people and businesses at all levels, across different job roles and sectors, in order to help organisations to become more inclusive in their culture and practices. A Certificate of Completion is awarded by DRUK once the training is completed. DRUK training includes topics such as the different types of disability, the Equality Act, appropriate language and effective adjustments...
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