Plexal has partnered with 12 organisations, including UCL, Here East and our member Disability Rights UK, to launch the East London Inclusive Enterprise Zone (ELIEZ) with the aim of supporting disabled entrepreneurs with launching and scaling their businesses. We want Plexal to be a place where disabled and non-disabled innovators collaborate, co-create solutions and shape […]
It’s kick-off time: Plexal’s working with BT to make football more inclusive
From the side streets of São Paulo to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, the transformative power of football is felt globally. And BT wants to bring the game to even more people. The company chose Plexal as the destination to launch its new 4-3-3 strategy, which will unite the Home Nations in one of the largest […]
Our OpenDoor accelerator’s just kicked off: meet our innovators
Whether it’s the accessibility of the interview process or the opportunities for people from disadvantaged groups to gain on-the-job experience, there are countless ways work needs to become more inclusive.
The business benefits of inclusive design
“There of course are many ethical and moral reasons why design should be inclusive and affordable for all,” says our head of innovation services Francine Stevens in her LinkedIn article on design and disability.”
Innovating to include: why it’s time startups and corporates join forces to make disabled people’s lives easier
Francine Stevens, our head of innovation services, rounds up the most thought-provoking views from the Disability Summit, which was held at Here East last month.