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 […]

Disabled People With Their Own Work Solutions

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One of the key problems faced by disabled people is adapting to a jobs market that is not necessarily geared up to handling disability. Matthew, Rob and Jacob have come up with their own work solutions, however, as revealed recently in a BBC feature about how disabled people can make the workplace work for them. […]

Care Workers: A Living Wage?

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For many elderly and disabled people, care workers provide the essential help that enables them to live independently in their homes. Yet there is increasing evidence that care workers are losing out financially as a funding crisis threatens to engulf social care. The care sector is a growing industry. Care workers help people with their […]

Award to be won

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to win £2000 with the 2016 Disability Entrepreneur Award   Do you have an inspirational business story? It could win you £2000 cash and dedicated business growth support from a team of experts.   If you run a business or have a great business idea and have physical or mental health challenges, this […]

The Campaign Project

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Matt who runs The Campaign Project, is someone who wants to put his talents to use by putting together a series of variety performances raising awareness for different disability problems in the Essex area. For many years he ran his own successful fashion company in London and wants to put his considerable business talents to […]

Supporting Carers in Essex – Conference

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Supporting Carers in Essex – Friday 10th June 2016 from 9:30am to 1pm Supporting Carers in Essex Conference takes place during the nationwide Carers Week at the Central Baptist Church, on Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN and is brought to you by Action for Family Carers. The Action for Family Carers is a Carers […]

Unemployed gay man claims he was shamed for wearing “Nobody knows I’m gay” T Shirt to job centre

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In today’s society there should be no discrimination for people who are gay, straight, bisexual, male, female, religious or non religious. We are all equal. The sad reality is that there is discrimination. Discrimination against people who are gay or lesbians is called homophobia and today there appears to be some of this happening. We […]

Police Officer Recruitment In Essex

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Essex Police are seeking candidates of the ‘highest calibre’ as recruitment to find the next generation of Police Constables re-opened in Essex. Essex Police aspire to increase the diversity of the workforce and actively support applications from as wide a field as possible to reflect the growing and diverse communities they serve. Increasing the number of black, Asian and minority […]

L4G Chingford – First steps to Employability

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Jane Walker shared a post with L4G Chingford   Jane Walker: Volunteers are needed to help run free employability training at The Mill – email kiechelle@kiechelle.com First steps to Employability – Raising Aspirations – Boosting Self Confidence’ Workshop 10 am – 12:30 pm, Friday 23rd May and every Friday until 27th June Free Get back […]

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Waltham Forest Jobs Bus

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Free employment advice and guidance in your neighbourhood! All residents of Waltham Forest are invited to jump on board the Waltham Forest Jobs Bus to get free information and guidance on training, skills and jobs from qualified advisors. Make use of our on-board computer workstations to work on your CV and look up training, job […]

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Essex Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)

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Manager – Offender Management Full and Part Time opportunities Pay Band 5, Starting salary £35,024 per annum (pro rata for part time) Countywide Could you work with staff and partner agencies to reduce re-offending?   We are seeking to select a number of appointable candidates for the operational management role of Manager – Offender Management, […]