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Chris Jay presents at the Skills and Employability Summit 2022

Chris Jay presents at the Skills and Employability Summit 2022

Chris Jay, (our MD), recently presented at the Skills and Employability Summit in London- His presentation - 'A Cultural Transformation: Overcoming Obstacles to Promote Recruitment and Retention for People with Disability and Neurodiversity' can be seen in full here:read more »

Chris Jay- My story ...

Chris Jay- My story ...

In honour of CP Awareness Month, I thought it would share a little of my life story. I was born on 9th June 1985, the problem is, I was supposed to arrive in August! I was just over a kilogram when I was born, 10... read more »

Disability- The detrimental impact of secrecy

Disability- The detrimental impact of secrecy

This article originally appeared on Occupational Health and Wellbeing.  Many people go about their working lives keeping their disability a secret from their employers, much to the detriment of their health and wellbeing. Here, Chris Jay -the... read more »

Why are we awkward around people with disabilities?

Why are we awkward around people with disabilities?

  If you are familiar with Bascule Disability Training- you’ll know that we regularly recite the statistic -67% of people feel uncomfortable or awkward when talking to a person with disabilities. (Originally taken from research by Scope in 2014). We often ask businesses to consider how... read more »

Bascule provides awareness training for Solent Junior School pupils

Bascule provides awareness training for Solent Junior School pupils

Children at Solent Junior School in Portsmouth recently spent two days learning all about disability through a fun, interactive and educational programme developed by Bascule Disability Training. One of the awareness days was sponsored by Compass Accountants, the local accountancy firm based... read more »

Disability awareness is a key element of improved customer experience

Disability awareness is a key element of improved customer experience

If you were to discover that your business was ignoring the needs of a potential customer base worth £274 billion per year how would you react? Would you continue doing business without addressing the problem or even showing a slight interest in... read more »

Should disability be a secret?

Should disability be a secret?

  It is estimated that around 80% of disabilities are hidden, which means, at some point in their lives, around 11 million people in the UK will decide whether to disclose their disability. ‘Disclosure’ is something I’m regularly asked to talk about, and a topic I... read more »

Does your business turn its back on one in five customers?

Does your business turn its back on one in five customers?

Does your business turn its back on one in five customers? Anyone in business wants their brand to appeal to as wide an audience as possible - so excluding as many as one in five customers should be something you should address immediately. Right? The truth... read more »

Bascule sponsors Team BRIT Racer Andrew Tucker

Bascule sponsors Team BRIT Racer Andrew Tucker

Bascule Disability Training is proud to announce that we will be a 2021 sponsor for Team BRIT race driver, Andrew Tucker, as he embarks on a journey to be a part of the first ever, all-disabled team to race in the ‘Le Mans 24... read more »

Online networking and new opportunities

Online networking and new opportunities

Networking has always been a cornerstone in the foundations of my work. Over the years, it has not only helped me to develop awareness for the charities I have represented, but also, allowed me to make important contacts, generate business, gain knowledge and even develop... read more »

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