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Provides a wide range of services concerning disabled accessibility including consultancy, training and accredited practical advice on disabled access to and within buildings. Most of their work is for companies/builders and traders/government bodies where access consultancy and audits are required.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.
Access Ability functions as a resource for employers to direct them to providers who have job-ready disabled people on their books.
action for blind people
Has fact sheets, briefings and other information on medical conditions, welfare benefits, housing and employment aimed at blind and partially sighted people.
Jobs for advisers.
The National Apprenticeship Service is part of the Skills Funding Agency. You can view online apprenticeship vacancies on this site.
association of disabled professionals
For self-employed disabled people and those setting up and running their own businesses.
business disability forum
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people.
Supports children, young people and adults with disabilities. Help includes providing community living, day and residential services, employment, respite/short breaks, therapy, education and learning, family support and activities.
From this site you can find a counsellor or psychotherapist dealing with career counselling or work related disorders.
DWP online resource for jobseekers.
department for business, innovation and skills
Select this link for more information on the minimum wage.
disabled workers cooperative
A National searchable database that will match the needs of individual customers wanting a product or service with a local disabled person who is able to provide that product or service.
This toolkit is designed for employers that want to develop a more inclusive and accessible Apprenticeship offer. It provides practical information, sources of support and inspirational case studies of employers who have benefited from hiring and supporting disabled apprentices.
Enham provides a wide range of employment and training services for disabled people.
family and childcare trust
Campaigns for quality, affordable childcare and advises parents, carers, providers, employers, trade unions and policymakers on childcare issues. Has an advice line.
health, work and well being
Health, Work and Well-being is a cross-Government initiative to protect and improve the health and well-being of working age people. Hosted by the Department for Work and Pensions.
hm revenue and customs
For information on tax credits.
A site where you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.
industrial injuries advisory council
An independent statutory body set up in 1946 to advise the Secretary of State on matters relating to the industrial injuries scheme.
Ingeus is the UK's largest provider of the Government's Work Programme.
The Change100 internship programme brings together the UK’s top employers and talented disabled students. For university graduates.
Offers practical, straightforward skills to help you excel in your career. These can help you become exceptionally effective, be a great manager and leader, become more successful – and even be happier at work.
Recruitment website. Easy to use online database covers Northern Ireland and the UK.
Papworth Trust offers support and care to disabled and older people, their families and carers. They have a telephone and email service for free advice.
the prince's trust
The Prince's Trust assists unemployed or underemployed young people set up in business with financial help and on-going business advice.
Their mission is to provide the content, tools, and motivation to empower people to achieve their educational goals, find their true career passion, obtain their ideal job, and be successful at their work.
The UK's leading supplier of employment opportunities for disabled people. Remploy's mission is to achieve equality in employment for disabled people.
The Shaw Trust supports disabled people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently. With some 75,000 clients a year, it is now the UK's largest third sector provider and one of the Government's lead partners in the delivery of employment programmes for disabled people.
skills funding agency
Funds skills training for further education (FE) in England. Supports over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with more than £4 billion of funding each year. SFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.
Aimed at young people who are furthest from the jobs market, including those who are completely outside of the benefits, work and training system and facing severe barriers to gaining the skills they need to get into work.
HMRC information and online claim forms on working and child tax credits.
Provides information on your rights at work.
Online database. Part of Gov UK.
values into action scotland (vias)
VIAS promotes the rights and equality of people with learning difficulties.
Volunteer Scotland leads the way in informing and modernising approaches to volunteering policy, enhancing practice and improving the quality of the volunteering experience for the people of Scotland.
Volunteering Matters, formerly Community Service Volunteers is Britain's largest volunteer organisation and provides opportunities for people with disabilities and learning difficulties to take part in a number of projects.
Advice for working parents.