It focuses on providing support, advice and information to ensure that disabled people and people with long term health conditions are able to fully contribute to the workforce.
As our aim is to support all disabled people to find, retain and progress in the full range of work opportunities, we would be happy to talk to you whether you are:
- an employer,
- a representative of an organisation, or
- an individual.
With many years experience, providing a national advice service for both the Association of Disabled Professionals and the Disabled Entrepreneurs’ Network, we are widely experienced in providing an appropriate, professional service that is individually tailored to your needs. Kath is supported in this work by Jane Hunt OBE, who has extensive experience in promoting and supporting the removal of barriers to work.
Jane is a Chartered Accountant who has advised disabled people on employment and self employment for over 20 years. Jane is a member of Hampshire’s personalisation expert panel and received her OBE for her work supporting disabled people to access HMRC services. Jane is also a co-author (alongside Kath) of the highly successful “Setting up in business? A Resource Guide for disabled people and their advisors.”
(Senior management professional with a mental health difficulty)
(Freelance writer with joint hypermobility syndrome)
(Learning and Development Manager)
If you are interested in our work with people who are self employed, you may wish to look at our MicroBizMatters Showcase page which highlights the fantastic work being carried out by our self employed colleagues in the Disabled Entrepreneurs’ Network around the country. You can also watch a video from one of our clients, Captain Kevin Drinkall, who needed support to start his own business. He has given permission for his details to be used.
Finally, if you would are interested in our free top ten tips on disclosing an impairment or long term health condition, you can download a copy in pdf or alternatively, a text only copy is also available.
So, if you are looking for appropriate, relevant advice and support to address disability or health related issues in any work situation, then please do not hesitate to call our dedicated Work Advice Line answerphone service on 01204 431638 or get in touch through our contact us page. Alternatively, if you find answerphone’s difficult, please contact our main office number, which is 01204 480075.
We look forward to hearing from you!