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Capital Letter, the magazine of the British Business Group Abu Dhabi published an article on Ministerial Decree 43 of 2018. This new legislation as outlined by Director Steven Mifsud places a requirement on companies to ensure that their workplaces are accessible for People of Determination.
One of the best ways of ensuring accessibility is to commission an Accessibility and Adaptations Audit. Undertaken by an independent Access Consultant, a report measures compliance with relevant local standards in each Emirate. For example, in Dubai this would be the Dubai Universal Design Code. From the report an action plan can be developed that details short, medium- and long-term goals to improving access.Back to News