Disabled recruitment

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

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Flexible hiring at Remploy

Here at Remploy, we promote a good work-life balance and encourage all kinds of flexible working. Many of our colleagues work part time or flexibly; this is especially important as a high proportion of colleagues have a disability or health condition. We’re happy to consider flexible working for any job if requested. So don’t be […] Read More

Unlocking 1 million jobs to flexibility: it’s time

Hire Me My Way is a new campaign designed to transform the job market for people who need flexible or part time work. By 2020, we want to see 1 million part time and flexible job vacancies. That’s about three times the current level. We are thrilled to have the backing of Remploy in this […] Read More

HR excellence nomination for Jean Cabena

We are thrilled to announce our very own People Director, Jean Cabena has been shortlisted to win HR director of the year 2016 in the HR excellence awards. The shortlist features ten HR directors who have stepped outside of their function to launch something new, found a way to commercialise a successful HR initiative, introduced […] Read More

Jasmine is on the path to a fulfilling career at McDonalds

Jasmine Copestick, 24, from Brierley Hill in the West Midlands, has Epilepsy and was struggling to find work when she left college. She felt fearful that she would not find a job to suit her abilities and was referred to Remploy for Specialist Employability Support. Within months she swapped the frustration of unemployment for the joy of […] Read More

Remploy and Mencap call for Supported Internships to be given a higher profile

A joint report titled ‘Raising Aspiration: widening participation in supported internships’ produced by Remploy and Mencap argues that Supported Internships need to have an equal status to Apprenticeships, so that people with learning disabilities are not excluded from the skills sector. The report makes the case that Apprenticeships are not suitable for many people with […] Read More