What is Access to Work & how can it help? If you have a disability or health condition that makes it hard for you to do some of the tasks in your job (or a job you will be starting) and need help that is not covered by your employer making reasonable adjustments, you may… Read More What is Access to Work and how can I apply for it?
Asking for adjustments in the work place can be difficult, especially if you are unsure of exactly what to ask for. This article hopes to address this, and is split into two parts- Firstly, answers to the question ‘What are some of the best things you’ve seen employers do to support staff experiencing mental health… Read More What can companies do to support new staff who experience mental health challenges?
I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “What’s the best piece of advice you’d give to a disabled student who is nervous speaking to an employer about workplace support?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Julian John, Managing Director,… Read More Speaking to an employer about workplace support.
Disclosing a disability to a potential employer can be daunting enough on its own but having to ask for costly adjustments such as assistive technology, adapted furniture, or support personnel can lead to additional anxiety or concerns for a disabled applicant. Access to Work is here to help! What is Access to Work I hear… Read More Access to Work – Meeting the cost of workplace adjustments