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Global organisations recognise the importance of being an accessible business

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,... read more »

How you can make your retail store more autism-friendly

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... read more »

A workplace revolution

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... read more »

Reasonable adjustment during unreasonable times

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... read more »

Chris Jay Announced as a Keynote Speaker at Diversity in Higher Education Conference

Chris Jay Announced as a Keynote Speaker at Diversity in Higher Education Conference

Chris Jay, the Managing Director of Bascule Disability Training, has been invited by the organisers of Westminster Insight’s Diversity in Higher Education Conference to be a keynote speaker at the event. The conference is scheduled to take place on Thursday 21st May 2020, and will... read more »

New Year Resolutions to Improve Inclusivity

New Year Resolutions to Improve Inclusivity

It’s the turn of a new decade, and the perfect time to reflect and consider your workplace culture. Chris Jay- the Managing Director of the social enterprise, Bascule Disability Training- has six suggestions for pro-active, New Year Resolutions that will enable organisations of all... read more »

Disability in the UK- the positives vs the negatives

Disability in the UK- the positives vs the negatives

There’s no two ways about it- Purple Tuesday is a fantastic thing! For those that don’t know, Purple Tuesday is an international date, created last year, to focus on changing the customer experience for people with disabilities. On 12th November 2019, businesses of all sizes... read more »

Bascule lowers costs of disability awareness training to combat rise in hate crimes

Bascule lowers costs of disability awareness training to combat rise in hate crimes

A recent soar in hate crimes against people with disabilities has led Bascule to offer businesses in Hampshire, Sussex and London a reduced rate for disability awareness training. Following October’s release of a report that revealed a shocking 22% national increase in disability... read more »

Imogen attends a roundtable discussion on the experience of disabled students

Imogen attends a roundtable discussion on the experience of disabled students

Our Marketing and Media Assistant, Imogen Steele, was recently invited to attend a roundtable discussion organised by Policy Connect and the HE Commission. Policy Connect is a cross-party think tank improving people’s lives by influencing policy. The event aimed to analyse the experience of... read more »

How universities can improve their support for students with disabilities

How universities can improve their support for students with disabilities

Imogen Steele recently joined the Bascule team as a Marketing and Media Assistant. Here she provides us with a blog that describes her experiences at university, explaining how her the shortcomings of the uni made life as a student with a disability very hard... With... read more »

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