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Funding for Further Education and Self-Employment for Disabled People

Please note: this is a guest post, and Evenbreak has not checked the accuracy of the information given. Often, disabled people suffer from the problem of discrimination. In fact, they can face major hurdles in getting an education and employment. In the UK, a person is disabled if one learns with difficulty, has mental or long…

Reducing Sickness Absence Through Empowering Employees

A guest blog, written by Nadine Denneth, Founder & Director of N.ableD. As a small business owner, I can appreciate the challenges and cost implications facing organisations when it comes to handling long-term absence for staff members who are suffering from ill-health. There is free help and advice out there for both employers and employees who…

How to Make it Easier when Interviewing Away

Going through the interview process is nerve wracking, stressful, tiring, etc… especially when you are unemployed. Add traveling on top of the other stressors and your interview just got a fair bit worse. Don’t panic though, there are many ways to make it easier, less stressful, and ultimately more successful when hunting that job. Here…

Importance of an Inclusive Employer with a Commitment to Employees with Disabilities

A guest post: Importance of an Inclusive Employer with a Commitment to Employees with Disabilities Whether you are disabled and are trying to find a job or are the employer who is about to hire a person with a disability, there are some things you need to know. For the Employer Hiring someone who has…

Guest Blog: How do I tell my employer about my impairment?

Kath Sutherland from START Ability Services writes about the question of when to discuss impairments or health issues with an employer: People often worry about whether they have to disclose an illness or disability to their employer. Although there is no legal obligation to do so, it is important to remember that there could be…

Evenbreak and Midlands Apprenticeships working together

Midlands Apprenticeships and Evenbreak are delighted to announce a new partnership that will see the two companies working together to recruit people with disabilities into Apprenticeship roles. Midlands Apprenticeships latest vacancies are now being posted on Evenbreak’s not-for-profit, specialist online jobs board. The service is used by many thousands of candidates so Midlands Apprenticeships is expecting…

Finding Amazing Talent

I am privileged to be the Patron of the Natspec Inclusive Skills Competitions. These are a range of competitions where young people with complex learning needs can showcase their skills in a range of areas. One of the perks of my role is going to the competitions and meeting the competitors. Last week I went…

Travelling to work – the easy way.

Many of us have problems with travel – public transport still isn’t as accessible as we would like. Today’s blog explores an alternative that enables some disabled people to travel to work without having to use public transport. It is a shame but fact of the matter is that public transportation for those in a…

Training Opportunities at the National Trust

Training programme seeks applicants to learn new skills and gain experience at heritage properties From beautiful historic houses and gardens to inspiring landscape and coastline, National Trust places welcome millions of visitors of all ages every year. The Trust is now seeking applicants for the next intake of its ‘Passport to your Future’ training programme…

Understanding Diverse Candidates

Each candidate is unique. It is estimated that 70% of candidates may require some kind of adjustments in the workplace. If you knew what those adjustments were (the majority don’t cost a penny) you would be in a much better position to make attracting, recruiting and retaining most of that 70% much easier. But how…