Disabled employment

How to create an inclusive workforce

These are extracts from a speech by Remploy Chief Executive Gareth Parry at a BBC conference on “How to Create an Inclusive Workforce.” It is no wonder that disabled people often worry or have anxiety about whether or when to disclose their disability to a prospective or current employer. Many feel they can’t win either […] Read More

disability confident employer

Top tips – to becoming a disability confident employer

Whether or not you have much experience of employing disabled people, sometimes all you need is a little no-nonsense advice to help you take that first step in building your disability confidence. And, the good news is that just a few simple changes can make a big difference. Not only will your business benefit from […] Read More

Supporting you to put your ability first!

Did you know that Remploy can offer you a wide range of products and services to help you find or remain in employment? We can help you if you have a disability or health condition, if you’re leaving education, or the armed forces. Our services include supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health. We […] Read More

Top tips on handling rejection

Like it or not, rejection is a fact of life, especially when it comes to your job search. No matter how skilled and experienced you are, rejection is often inevitable. But there is an upside. The trick is to learn how to handle rejection, maintain a positive attitude and use that rejection to your advantage […] Read More

Employing people with learning disabilities

Learning Disability Awareness Week runs from 19-24 June 2017. Remploy’s Disability Ambassador Tony Collins wants more employers to take on people with learning disabilities, and we’re here to support! With employment rates for disabled people depressingly low at just 6%, Remploy’s mission is to help employers realise the benefits of employing a more diverse workforce. […] Read More

Overcoming mental health struggles

Overcoming mental health struggles

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to an end, we finish the week with a story from Kirsty, an Employment Advisor in Plymouth, on how after being diagnosed with depression, she is now thriving.   I was originally diagnosed with depression in 2007 after losing my job due to a car accident. I was struggling […] Read More

Thriving in work with mental health

Thriving in work with mental health

We’re nearing the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, where we have been sharing examples of our colleagues who are thriving at work – even with a mental health condition. You can too! Kate’s story Kate Williams, Employment Advisor at Remploy, has experienced anxiety and depression. Here’s her story… I have suffered from anxiety and […] Read More

Removing the stigma of mental health in the workplace - Mental Health Awareness Week 8-14 May 2017

Removing the stigma of mental health in the workplace

Mental Health Awareness Week starts today, 8 May. Gareth Parry, Remploy Chief Executive, discusses how to remove the stigma of mental health in the workplace. The challenge of removing the stigma around mental health is one of the major issues facing the business community and wider society, in particular, today. The figures are staggering: One […] Read More