Six Businesses You Can Start At Home

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If you are considering working from home, then you could either find employment with a company that allows you to work from home, or you could start your own business. If you have the motivation and like the idea of being your own boss, but don’t where to start – here are six ideas for […]

How Peer Support Can Transform Lives

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For many across Britain, it can be a struggle to do what others take for granted. These people often rely on others to support them in everyday tasks such as cooking, cleaning and getting themselves ready in the morning. Some of this support is provided by care providers, but for some, this is expensive and […]

It’s 2017 and Pay Gaps Exist

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Are flexible working hours the solution? New research suggests offering flexible hours to all job applicants could increase job opportunities for disabled people. The research suggests it could also help combat pay differences. The research has been carried out by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). It looks at the disability pay gap in […]

10 Ways To Make Your Event Accessible To All

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When running an event for the public, you have a legal and moral obligation to ensure the event can be accessed by all. If someone with a disability finds an event difficult to navigate and enjoy due to a lack of accessibility, not only will you have failed to meet their expectations, but they might […]

10 People With Disabilities Who Will Inspire You

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When it comes to great achievements, having a disability shouldn’t hold you back. Here are ten inspiring people who have achieved greatness: 1. Ludwig van Beethoven Being arguably one of the best composers in history is no small feat. What makes it extraordinary is that he was deaf for the last 25 years of his […]

How To Cope As A New Carer Of A Loved One

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When someone you love suddenly needs care for a physical and/or mental impairment, it isn’t just their lives that are going to change, yours will too. There will be a significant impact on your life should you become their primary carer. Caring for a loved one is a rewarding life. You know you are making […]

Blood and Platelet Doning

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Dancing Giraffe has always supported and encouraged Blood and Platelet Doning. We interviewed the Chief Executive, Susan Pattrick during National Blood Week (19th – 25th June) to find out what she has been doing to support the service. Blood Groups There are four main types of blood groups. These are O, A, B and AB […]

Six Steps To Running Your Business On A Shoestring

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When you are establishing a business, you are unlikely to have the luxury of significant funds. Very few businesses do, and the greatest way to increase your profits is to look for ways to cut costs. You could have recently experienced a change in circumstances that has forced you to consider your businesses’ costs. Perhaps […]

“The Skies I’m Under” by Rachel Wright

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“The Skies I’m Under” I used to wake up too early in the morning, exhausted but unable to get back to sleep. Conversations and words rattled around my head tormenting me, keeping me from my slumber and much needed rest. Memories played through my mind but the truth was obscured by a thick cloud of […]