Inclusion at Network Rail

Why is it important to Network Rail to employ disabled people? At Network Rail, we want we want to be a more open, diverse and inclusive organisation that reflects the communities we serve, so that we can do better at putting our passengers at the heart of what we do. We know that diverse teams … Continue reading Inclusion at Network Rail

Inclusion at the FT

At the FT we want to create an environment where people can bring their authentic selves to work and feel valued. This very much includes engaging with disabled people and giving them confidence to apply.   Why is it important to your company to employ disabled people?   We recognise that having a diverse workplace is best … Continue reading Inclusion at the FT

Is employer ignorance the biggest barrier to disability equality in the workplace?

Evenbreak employer PageGroup polled 1,000 business leaders to try and understand the perceived barriers they face when employing disabled people. The results show an astounding level of ignorance, and a major cause of the long-standing employment gap of 30% between non-disabled people in work (approx. 80%) and disabled people in work (approx. 50%). Their research highlighted the … Continue reading Is employer ignorance the biggest barrier to disability equality in the workplace?

Reach – Public Inclusion Commitments

Evenbreak employer Reach report on the external commitments they've made to inclusion so far. What: Three commitments we’ve made or pledges our leaders have signed, giving us a clear picture of what success looks like, and giving us external support and guidance along the way while also keeping us publicly accountable: ● The Valuable 500 … Continue reading Reach – Public Inclusion Commitments

From Autism to Dyslexia to Depression: Finding Support at Meta

A blog from our friends at Meta “I have dyslexia and autism. It’s something that’s not obvious to others, but it’s significantly important,” shares Andrew S., a manager on the Workplace team at Meta. "Growing up, I was defined by certain stereotypes that come along with this, like being a bad kid or a bad … Continue reading From Autism to Dyslexia to Depression: Finding Support at Meta

Why Disabilities Aren’t Barriers to Success at Meta

A blog from our friends at Meta. “In August 2019, I woke up with a high pitched ringing in my ears that wouldn’t go away,” remembers Derek L., a software engineering manager at Meta. “I went to a doctor, took a hearing test, and was told I had high frequency hearing loss.” After being fitted … Continue reading Why Disabilities Aren’t Barriers to Success at Meta

The Importance of Creating an Accessible Candidate Journey

The importance of creating an accessible candidate journey Providing candidate support online to enhance their user experience from discovery and attraction right through to application and onboarding, is vital to obtain the very best skill sets for your business regardless of people disabilities and impartments.  Website accessibility and inclusion factors have never been more important … Continue reading The Importance of Creating an Accessible Candidate Journey

Line Managers: How to Support Employees with ADHD

The letters ADHD held up by hands You don’t need to be an expert to get the best from employees with ADHD. A little understanding and support goes a long way… Rethink what you know about ADHD The popular stereotype of ADHD of badly-behaved boys being distracted by squirrels can often be untrue or misleading … Continue reading Line Managers: How to Support Employees with ADHD

Buying from Social Enterprises

Today is 'Social Enterprise Day', part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Evenbreak is proud to be a social enterprise. But what does it mean? Well, a social enterprise is the same as any other business, but with two important differences: It exists to make the world a better place - socially, environmentally or bothMost or all … Continue reading Buying from Social Enterprises

Apprenticeships at ITV

(Please note: Here is a BSL version) (Please also note: some additional hints and tips for Evenbreak candidates at the bottom of this blog!) We’re the largest commercial broadcaster in the UK, Since 1955 we’ve made some of the best loved shows – some still going to this day. We’re also known for our advertising … Continue reading Apprenticeships at ITV