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Top tips – get your disability etiquette right

Around 19 per cent of the population have a disability. Many of these will be unseen disabilities, such as epilepsy and mental health conditions. This means that you might not realise that someone is disabled. The way you speak about disabilities – your disability etiquette – demonstrates your, and your organisation’s values. Your language and […] Read More

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Top tips on how to succeed at interviews

Interviews are all about showing how your skills and experience meet the needs of the job, and how you would fit in with the company’s values. It’s also a chance for you to question the interviewers to see how the job and company might suit you. As you’ve been invited for interview the employer is […] Read More

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Five things you need to know about diabetes

There are over 4.5 million* people in the UK with diabetes. Worryingly, an estimated 1.1 million* of these people have the condition, but don’t know it. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a common life-long health condition where the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood is too high. This is the result of the body’s inability […] Read More

Saluting our veterans this Armed Forces Day

As we celebrate Armed Forces Day on 25 June, we look at the success of the veterans we have supported into work.   We talked to one veteran, Samantha Fullylove, a former soldier, who was medically discharged after two harrowing tours of duty in Iraq left her with severe post-traumatic stress disorder. The 30 year […] Read More

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‘ Blue Monday ’ – the most depressing day of the year?

Today, being the third Monday in January, is widely cited – without any scientific foundation, it has to be said – as the most depressing day of the year. ‘Blue Monday’, as it is known, earns its gloomy title due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit […] Read More

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Is mental ill health affecting your workforce?

Mental ill health now affects one in four* people in the UK. Costing employers £26 billion* annually, 15.2 million days* of sickness absence across the UK in 2013 were caused by stress, anxiety or depression. By actively tackling mental ill health in your business, not only will you have healthier and happier staff, but ultimately, […] Read More

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Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Everyone has different ways of thinking, feeling and behaving so that we can fit in and function on a daily basis with others. In order for us to interact with the world around us we have to process thought. If your personality traits cause you to have long-term problems interacting with people, functioning on a […] Read More

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Remploy helped me to overcome my disability challenges

When you have a disability or any other mental, physical or health conditions, getting a full-time job can be an uphill struggle and to overcome it can include a lot of rejection, disappointment and frustration. My battle with health issues started when I was just seven years old. Arthritis affected my joints, causing constant fevers […] Read More

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World Mental Health Day

Did you know that 1 in 4 people will experience some form of mental health condition within the course of a year*? With a figure as high as this, it is extremely important to recognise the significance of World Mental Health Day which takes place tomorrow (October 10th), to raise awareness of mental health conditions […] Read More