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Understanding The Advantages and Challenges of Online Language Education for Disabled People

If you or a loved one is living with a disability, you already know that even the simplest activities that other people take for granted can be a struggle. Despite efforts to make everything more accessible to people of all abilities, we still have a long way to go. The same goes for learning a…

How Confident are your Managers around Stammering?

When I talk to employers about disability, the conversation can range from people who use wheelchairs, autistic people, people with sight or hearing impairment, and perhaps mental health and learning disabilities. Stammering is not often mentioned, even though 1 in 100 adults stammer. There are over 300,000 people who stammer – equal to the population of…

Where can Employers go for help with Disability Inclusion?

Making your organisation as accessible and inclusive as possible is a laudable aim, and one that increasing numbers of organisations are now recognising the importance of. There are, of course, many organisations that will offer support and guidance in this area (we particularly recommend Kate Nash for help with Disabled Employee Networks and Purple for…

Share and Celebrate Successful Inclusion!

All employers are at a different stage in their journey to become more inclusive and accessible to disabled candidates. Some are looking at this for the first time, perhaps having previously focused on race, gender or other issues. Others have been working on this agenda for many years and have come up with some great…

Ready, Willing and Able

  Unlocking the potential of disabled people and giving them a fair chance to work their way out of poverty   By David Constantine   At Evenbreak we know the challenges often faced by our candidates who are seeking work. In developing countries those challenges are often magnified due to the extreme poverty that millions…

A Day in the Life of an Office Runner

Being a ‘Runner’ for a television production company may not have occurred to you as a job you might enjoy, but it can be an exciting role for the right disabled person. Toni Enright talks about her experience in being a Runner at Studio Lambert: If you’re a TV lover like me – I mean, who…

Lloyds Banking Group Student Insight Evening

Evenbreak and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to support disabled students. Join us for two valuable hours of career discovery and networking with Lloyds Banking Group professionals on Wednesday, 6th December at 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Find out about your career choices, build your employability skills, network with current graduates and discover how we support…

Questions to ask at the end of your next interview

  No interview process is a one-way street, and it’s always worth jotting down some questions to ask at the end. This will not only show your employer that you’re keen but give you a chance to get a better idea of what you might be in for if you’re successful. What are the day-to-day…

Evenbreak Wins APSCO Award

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies held its 2017 APSCo Awards for Excellence on 18th October, at a special lunch at the NatWest offices in London. At Evenbrek we were delighted to win the award for Disability Best Practice. The Disability Best Practice Award is sponsored by EY and is awarded to the APSCo recruitment member…

New Research on Mental Health in the Workplace

Totaljobs has recently conducted research around mental health in the workplace which showed that two thirds (67%) of UK workers would not feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue with their employer. Likewise, 1 in 3 employees still feel there is a workplace stigma attached to mental health issues, according to the research. The research, which surveyed over…