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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 »

Did you hear the one about the accessible wet room with a step…?

Did you hear the one about the accessible wet room with a step…?

The hazy definition of accessibility in hotels As someone who is a wheelchair user and a regular hotel guest, booking an “accessible” room has always been quite a bugbear for me, and not something that has gotten much easier over time. Don’t get me... read more »

The difficult journey through mainstream education as a disabled student

The difficult journey through mainstream education as a disabled student

Imogen Steele recently joined the Bascule team as a Marketing and Media Assistant. Here she provides a blog that describes her experiences and the barriers she endured throughout primary education and how a lack of understanding of disability is causing the system to fail... read more »

Being aware of what you can’t see….

Being aware of what you can’t see….

Disclosing hidden disabilities in the workplace When most people think of disability, the first thing that usually springs to mind is a wheelchair user. If you think about it, the universal sign for disability is a wheelchair- so why wouldn’t we make that association? Well, one... read more »

Bascule Welcomes Imogen!

Bascule Welcomes Imogen!

Bascule Disability Training is delighted to welcome on board, Imogen Steele- who joins us as an Marketing and Media Assistant helping with our copywriting, marketing content and social media. We asked Imogen a few questions to learn more about her, her interests and her... read more »

Removing the labels

Removing the labels

It’s human nature for us to want to label things, to classify and categorise. Whether it’s places, animals, inanimate objects, planets, we compartmentalise virtually everything we come across in an attempt to try and gain a stronger understanding of the world we live in. And... read more »

Bascule becomes a ‘Social Enterprise UK’ member

Bascule becomes a ‘Social Enterprise UK’ member

We are delighted to announce that Bascule Disability Training is now an official member of Social Enterprise UK – the leading global authority and largest network of social enterprises in the UK. Members of the network include private businesses, charities and public sector organisations who... read more »

Inclusive Recruitment

Inclusive Recruitment

In our last blog, Bascule’s MD, Chris Jay answered a question based around the benefits of recruiting people with a disability. Here, he provides a few basic tips on how to make the process of recruitment as inclusive as possible, ensuring... read more »

Q&A- Do I have to employ a person with a disability?

Q&A- Do I have to employ a person with a disability?

This week, our Managing Director- Chris Jay- answers questions on employing people with disabilities posed by the owner of a small business… Q- Do I have to employ a person with a disability? There is no law that stipulates that you ‘have to employ a person... read more »

Q&A - What does the Equality Act 2010 mean to my business?

Q&A - What does the Equality Act 2010 mean to my business?

Q&A with Chris Jay This week, our Managing Director- Chris Jay- answers questions on The Equality Act posed by the owner of a medium sized business…   What does the Equality Act 2010 mean to my business? A. Firstly, it’s great that you... read more »

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