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Remploy leads on disability confidence

Did you know Remploy is one of only 13 companies in the UK to have been awarded ‘Leader’ status by the national Disability Confident scheme operated by the Department for Work and Pensions? The accolade, which is the highest award, recognises an employer dedicated to supporting people with disabilities or health conditions in the workplace, […] 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

Jim Brown battles through adversity to get a job at Marks and Spencer.

Jim battles through adversity

A Livingston man, who has battled through adversity for decades with a painful foot condition, has turned his life around with help from Remploy and Marks and Spencer. Jim Brown, aged 45, has secured full-time permanent employment with Marks & Spencer as a Sales Assistant in the M&S Livingston designer outlet. Jim has Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in […] Read More

Breaking down barriers to autism

Kelly Smith, Remploy’s Specialist Employability Coach has been supporting Joe who has autism as part of Remploy’s Specialist Employability Support (SES) programme. Joe’s autism affects him in many ways and over a number of appointments has opened up to Kelly. He expressed his love of art – he loves to draw but would not let […] Read More

Photo of John who has overcome his mental health condition and secured a job at Costa Coffee

Remploy supported John through his anxiety to secure a job

“Remploy have supported me and my mental health condition into work. Just the simple act of getting up and ready and coming to workshops at the Glasgow branch helped me, as it meant that I was going out every week.” 19 year old John White from Glasgow had not worked since leaving college as he was so affected by his anxiety. […] Read More

Tony Collins shares his story for learning disability week

It’s Learning Disability Week from 20th – 26th June 2016. The theme for Learning Disability Week this year is friendships and relationships and how they support people with learning disabilities to be included in society. Remploy are pleased about this annual celebration delivered by Mencap as it helps to raise the awareness of learning disabilities across the UK. What is a learning disability? […] Read More

Hijinx at work

Remploy Cymru joined forces with the Hijinx Theatre Company to host an innovative drama workshop at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff as part of the celebration of Welsh Skills Work Week. The aim of the week was to change attitudes to learning at work, increase awareness of opportunities to learn and provide greater recognition […] Read More

Laura gains her independence thanks to guide dog Hester

Today is International Guide Dogs day, an annual celebration that honours guide dogs and the many ways they support people to change their lives.  Laura Turner, Business Support and Employee Benefit Trust lead at Remploy, has a visual impairment and is going to share her story about how her guide dog Hester, has supported her […] Read More