by Tammy Harman, Careers Coach, Evenbreak Last month, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released its ‘Outcomes for Disabled People in the UK’ report for 2020. It’s the first year the ONS has asked people specifically whether they have autism, and it’s not before time. The numbers in the report are stark. The ONS claims … Continue reading On Being Autistic
Nichole is living proof of what happens when an employer provides a genuinely inclusive working environment, where individuals are truly supported. Nichole Rushton As she says, “if you had told me that after being off work for three years with a car accident injury, being in a wheelchair, feeling like I’d lost my career, I’d lost everything, that 12 months on, I would not only be employed but I’d be in … Continue reading Nichole Rushton: Embodying the power of inclusive employment
Won’t employing disabled people hold us back? Evidence shows that disabled people are, on average, just as productive as non-disabled people. We have less time off sick, fewer workplace accidents and stay in their jobs longer. Having a diversity of thought can challenge ‘group think’ and enable creativity and innovation. And having internal intelligence can … Continue reading Answers to the questions you really want to ask!
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Today we take a look at the working practices within the organisation itself. Why is it important to Leonard Cheshire to employ disabled people? Like all organisations it is desirable and incredibly valuable for our workforce to be … Continue reading Inclusion at Leonard Cheshire
Working at Heathrow isn't just for 'high flyers'! There is a whole range of exciting jobs available. Find out more about Heathrow as an employer from their answers to our questions here. Why is it important to Heathrow to employ disabled people? Diversity and inclusion is fundamental to Heathrow. Every day we welcome and look … Continue reading Inclusion at Heathrow
In today’s world, there is an opportunity to adopt a business model that includes almost any employee around the world. How? Through remote working. Remote workers are those who work outside of the office for a company. It can be at home, at a coffee shop, across the country, or even across the world. The … Continue reading How to Get Your Business Ready For Remote Workers that Includes Everyone
A fascinating look into workplace adjustments from Gaynor Sears, Consultant at Equal Approach: Working in the Equal Approach Inclusive Recruitment team, I always encourage applications from candidates with a difference, and I am confident in making adjustments for candidates with disabilities. I received a call from Cathy Hands via the Text Relay service to apply … Continue reading Workplace Adjustments – Case Study from Equal Approach