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Accessibility- Falling at the first hurdle

Accessibility- Falling at the first hurdle

In this guest blog, Bascule’s PR and Comms Manager, Spencer Butt describes his recent experience of an organisation’s failings in accessibility Having worked with Bascule Disability Training for many years, I feel like I have learnt quite a bit about accessibility.   Managing the PR and... read more »

Avoiding the Tick-Box Approach

Avoiding the Tick-Box Approach

Should the Government accredit disability awareness training providers? Last week, the Government launched its long awaited Disability Action Plan, a document that sets out the immediate actions to be taken in 2024 to improve the everyday lives of people with disabilities, whilst laying the... read more »

Banter, Bullying and Harassment- Understanding the boundaries

Banter, Bullying and Harassment- Understanding the boundaries

When most people think of bullying, they think of the experiences of children or teenagers, but the truth is, bullying is also experienced by a huge number of adults in the workplace. In fact, in 2015 a poll from TUC stated that 29% of... read more »

Disability Awareness for Education Professionals

Disability Awareness for Education Professionals

Bascule Disability Training recently provided an online disability awareness training session in partnership with the Independent Schools Association entitled- Embracing Difference: A practical approach to disability awareness for education professionals.  The delegates were from varied backgrounds and roles including Head Teachers, Assistant and Deputy... 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 »

How to prevent unconscious bias around disability

How to prevent unconscious bias around disability

It’s not always easy to determine why we make certain choices. If you ask yourself, what made you choose those clothes, pursue that career, or be friends with certain people, you’ll probably think about your preferences and inclinations. “I bought that coat because I... read more »

Inclusive Video Conferencing

Inclusive Video Conferencing

Bascule Managing Director Chris Jay offers a few tips on how to make video conferencing more inclusive There was a time when having a virtual meeting was a modern novelty- but now, in a post pandemic world, where Zoom has become a... read more »

The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

CASE STUDY- Becoming a more inclusive organisation The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society is a non-profit, professional organisation with the purpose of ensuring that all of its members are safe, competent, and ethical practitioners. As a professional home for talking therapists, NCPS represents and... read more »

Tues 16th April 14.00-16.00

This online training session will provide attendees with a clear and firm understanding of disability and the organisational benefits of becoming a more inclusive business. Founder and Managing Director of Bascule Disability Training, Chris Jay, (a wheelchair user... read more »