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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...

Chris Jay appears on The Leaders Council podcast

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland interviewed our MD, Chris Jay- for their regular podcast- Click the YouTube clip below to hear Chris discuss the concept of leadership, the impact of Covid & the launch of Bascule's new online training.      

Chris appears in a profile image with a branded Bascule shirt, after he has given training.

Chris Jay appears as a guest on 'A Business Life'

Jonny Bliss of Hub Yuno recently interviewed our MD, Chris Jay, where he talked about his life, motivations and the new online future for Bascule Disability Training. Click below to watch the interview:    

Inclusivity during times of change

Most of us will be hard pushed to remember a more unpredictable time than now. Almost overnight, the way we work, live, travel, socialise and communicate has been transformed, with the Coronavirus pandemic forcing us to rethink how we do almost everything. The challenges of regaining some level of normality in society, whilst attempting to resuscitate our slumping economy, means...

Global organisations recognise the importance of being an accessible business

We at Bascule were delighted to see that a recent study has been published that aims to explore the levels of commitment and activity from large scale global businesses in becoming inclusive organisations, whilst also stating the challenges associated with doing so. The study, entitled, Towards a Disability-Smart World: Developing a Global Disability Inclusion Strategy is the first of its...

How you can make your retail store more autism-friendly

At Bascule, we applaud businesses and organisations that make a commitment to creating a more inclusive service and brand, which is why this month we have a guest blog written by Rachel Clinkard, from the independent footwear chain, Charles Clinkard. In this article, Rachel explains how the footwear firm has placed autism awareness at the heart of their ethos...

A workplace revolution

 Could the coronavirus improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities? One thing we have learnt during the Covid-19 outbreak, is that many of our jobs can be done efficiently from home. In March, millions of British workers suddenly found themselves working on their laptops from their kitchens and spare rooms, jumping feet first into the world of ’home working’, whilst...

Reasonable adjustment during unreasonable times

As the Coronavirus crisis grows, a working culture of awareness, acceptance and support has never been more crucial. Managing Director of Bascule Disability Training, Chris Jay offers guidance for employers on supporting their most vulnerable staff members…    Hidden disabilities When most people think of someone with a disability, they usually picture a wheelchair user. It’s no wonder, the universal sign...

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