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Bascule provides awareness training for Solent Junior School pupils

Children at Solent Junior School in Portsmouth recently spent two days learning all about disability through a fun, interactive and educational programme developed by Bascule Disability Training. One of the awareness days was sponsored by Compass Accountants, the local accountancy firm based in Titchfield, and provided the pupils with an in-depth look at disability. Bascule presented a range of...

Disability awareness is a key element of improved customer experience

If you were to discover that your business was ignoring the needs of a potential customer base worth £274 billion per year how would you react? Would you continue doing business without addressing the problem or even showing a slight interest in making the necessary changes? Our MD, Chris Jay recently tackled this topic in an article written...

Should disability be a secret?

  It is estimated that around 80% of disabilities are hidden, which means, at some point in their lives, around 11 million people in the UK will decide whether to disclose their disability. ‘Disclosure’ is something I’m regularly asked to talk about, and a topic I always cover in my online training sessions. One reason for this is that there are...

Does your business turn its back on one in five customers?

Does your business turn its back on one in five customers? Anyone in business wants their brand to appeal to as wide an audience as possible - so excluding as many as one in five customers should be something you should address immediately. Right? The truth is, 19% of working adults have a disability- and people with a disability have a...

Bascule sponsors Team BRIT Racer Andrew Tucker

Bascule Disability Training is proud to announce that we will be a 2021 sponsor for Team BRIT race driver, Andrew Tucker, as he embarks on a journey to be a part of the first ever, all-disabled team to race in the ‘Le Mans 24 Hour’ race. Managing Director of Bascule, Chris Jay has funded the sponsorship after meeting 31-year-old, driver...

Online networking and new opportunities

Networking has always been a cornerstone in the foundations of my work. Over the years, it has not only helped me to develop awareness for the charities I have represented, but also, allowed me to make important contacts, generate business, gain knowledge and even develop friendships. However, as someone who is a wheelchair user, networking isn’t always easy. I was born with...

Reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities working from home

Currently more people are working from home than ever before- but home may not be the ideal working environment for everyone.  For example, I recently had a conversation with a friend who happens to have a disability, who was struggling with working in their home environment. They said: “I don’t have the equipment I use at work, and I’m finding...

Bascule Launches Online Disability Awareness Training

Bascule Disability Training has launched a new form of online training, bringing its disability awareness programmes to the homes of remote workers. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Bascule Disability Training has been unable to support the organisations and businesses it usually works with due to social distancing restrictions. However, Bascule has now developed new training modules to show businesses the benefits...

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