We are always delighted to hear about organisations that enable those with disabilities to learn new skills. We love this particular story: Flying Scholarships for Disabled Business.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division of the Law Society have been working with Prof. Debbie Foster of Cardiff University and independent researcher and photojournalist Dr Natasha Hirst, to develop a new research project: “Legally Disabled? The career experiences of disabled people in the legal profession in England & Wales: developing future strategies.” Funded by the Disability Research into
Hear Here are holding their third drinks and networking event on Thursday 23rd November, sponsored by J.P. Morgan. The event is free to attend and marks the first anniversary of ‘Hear Here’, the independent social and professional networking group established to foster connections between those affected by hearing loss. Hear Here continues to go from strength to strength and would encourage
The Judicial Appointments Commission have contacted City Disabilities about a selection exercise that they are due to launch in November this year. The role is as a fee-paid Disability Member of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber. Successful candidates will work in the Social Security and Child Support jurisdiction. They will hear appeals that involve
The Civil Service is working with EmployAbility to create a diverse workforce via their Fast Stream Graduate Programme. The closing date for applications to join the Fast Stream is 26th October, and we would encourage all of our mentors and mentees considering a career in the Civil Service to apply. The Civil Service operates a
As part of their commitment to promoting greater diversity in the judiciary, the Law Society, Bar Council, CILEx, and Judicial Appointments Commission are running a targeted event to raise awareness of opportunities for those in underrepresented groups. This includes BAME, women and people with a disability or long term health condition. As part of the
RIDI believes that a lack of confidence can make it harder for people with disabilities to be as successful as they might otherwise be during the recruitment process. 2 years on from their first survey, which found that 56% of participants had experienced barriers as early as the initial application stage of the recruitment process,
City Disabilities will be on holiday for the next 10 days. We look forward to catching up with all our mentors and mentees on our return, and hope you are all enjoying the summer.
The charity Scope are looking for participants for two new research projects and have asked our mentees and mentors for help. For the first project, they will be interviewing people on the subject of sharing information about their disability or long term health condition with their employer and with colleagues. They are interested in hearing
EmployAbility are partnering with Goldman Sachs through its Community Teamworks programme to offer opportunities for students with disabilities to attend a programme of practical skills workshops in 2017. The Workshop is designed to give you advice and tips for success including: advice on different types of interviews and common mistakes to avoid; tips for success