Good access? Bad access?

It is 2017 and still, disabled people face a number of access barriers when visiting public places such as restaurants, museums, sports venues etc. Did you know 95 per cent of disabled people research a venue’s accessibility before visiting*? We still have a way to go Disabled Access Day is a day to celebrate good […] Read More

Making apprienceships more accessible for disabled people

Broadening access to Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are at the centre of the Government’s drive to help people of all ages gain the skills that employers need to grow and compete. Remploy fully supports the government’s push to make apprenticeships ‘accessible to people of all backgrounds’and we see apprenticeships playing a key part in achieving the Government’s ambition to halve the […] Read More

Remploy helps 7,000 people talk about their mental health

Remploy, the disability employment specialist, is reminding people about the Workplace Mental Health Support Service from Access to Work which has helped almost 7,000 people across Britain talk about their mental health, as part of today’s ‘Time to Talk’ day. Every year one in four people will experience a mental health problem and Time to Talk, which […] Read More

First Aid to help improve people’s mental health

As part of their catalogue of training, we offer Mental Health First Aid training to help employers and individuals spot the signs that someone is struggling with their mental health. All frontline Remploy staff are encouraged to take part in the training, so they are also aware of what they can do to support colleagues and […] Read More

How to plan a journey with anxiety

Travelling when you have anxiety can be a challenge. For lots of people, anxiety can rear its ugly head whilst travelling and can make even the most exciting or simple journeys a nightmare. But what can you do to make travelling with anxiety a little bit easier? Plan your journey Journeys and travelling can be […] Read More

Mental Health on a blue background

Top tips to help you improve your mental health

Mental health is not a weakness, one in four people are affected by a mental health condition in the UK. Of these, one in ten young people experience mental health issues  and up to 90 per cent face some form of stigma. You are not alone. Help is at hand. Remploy offers a wide range […] Read More

Top tips to help you become more disability confident

Whether or not you have much experience of employing disabled people, we can give you the confidence and support to recruit and retain the right people for your business and be disability confident. Here are a few common words and phrases to use: 👍Disabled people, person or individual 👍Non disabled people 👍Disabled students 👍Blind person, partially sighted […] Read More