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?

Spotlight on Talent – Matt S

Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Matt S ... To find out more about Matt, we asked him a few questions…  Matt S What would be your dream role?  I’d like to be working in leadership development coaching or diversity and inclusion – my interest is very much about supporting … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Matt S

Electrocomponents’ commitment to inclusive recruitment goes from strength to strength as they join Evenbreak

Electrocomponents is proud to announce its partnership with Evenbreak, an award-winning job site and educational hub run by disabled people for disabled people.  This partnership marks Electrocomponents' first steps to ensuring its vacancies are widely accessible to those within the disabled community at a global level.   As a £1.95 billion global distributor and FTSE 250 … Continue reading Electrocomponents’ commitment to inclusive recruitment goes from strength to strength as they join Evenbreak

Nichole Rushton: Embodying the power of inclusive employment

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

Vlog 5 – Inclusive Employers

Inclusive Employers - a phrase you hear all the time, but where exactly are these organisations? Go to http://www.evenbreak.co.uk to find some fantastic employers looking your diverse skills! Watch Kiana in our fifth vlog to find out more and keep tuned every fortnight at 2pm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMrCDBDN2cI&t=3s Now that you can write your CV like a … Continue reading Vlog 5 – Inclusive Employers

Vlog 2 – You are a premium candidate!

Most disabled people, employers and the world at large, don't know that diversity can bring extra skills to the workplace. Watch our video to find out what additional skills you bring and how to market those to a potential employer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWWgAiBdRKE&t=1s Now that you know how invaluable you are, find your next job here. SHARE THIS: … Continue reading Vlog 2 – You are a premium candidate!

Best Practice Case Studies: Enable (1)

Enable helps support people with disabilities into employment and work experience as well as providing personal development opportunities within the county of Shropshire. Started in 1996 as a specialist mental health service, Enable has since expanded to include a specialist learning disability team and a job retention team. Enable has a successful track record of getting people … Continue reading Best Practice Case Studies: Enable (1)

Sharing good practice – can you help?

The "Disability Etiquette" series is coming to an end, with the tenth and final part being published on Thursday of this week. I hope you have enjoyed the series and found it useful. We've had some very positive feedback, and my intention is to draw them together with some additional information and produce an e-book on the … Continue reading Sharing good practice – can you help?