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Partnership is bringing DPOs together to seek out funding

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Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) across London are building a new partnership that will allow them to bid jointly for funds to deliver their own employment support.

The consortium will be able to build on some of the expertise developed by local DPOs that are already providing employment and skills support for disabled people, but on a much larger scale.

Alex Hendra, business development manager for Inclusion London, which is supporting the consortium’s development, said: “We know DPOs have a great track record in challenging barriers and getting people into real work, and they also have a good track record in employing disabled people themselves.”

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