Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK (DR UK) is the leading user-led national pan-disability charity. They describe themselves as ‘disabled people leading change’. 90% of their trustees have lived experience of disability, as do the majority of their staff. DR UK runs various helplines, produces free factsheets and its website attracts more than one million visitors each year.

DR UK works extensively with both the private and public sector to promote and create inclusive environments, products and services. In the past 12 months it has worked with Adidas, Lloyds, Penguin Group, South West Rail and Premier Inn on customer experience and employment initiatives.

DR UK has extensive experience of providing disability equality training. It trains staff at all levels including HR managers and those in customer-facing roles. It has provided Disability Confidence training (both off-the-shelf and highly bespoke models) to organisations including Footlocker, Johnson & Johnson, Zurich Insurance, National Grid and Kier Group. They are the training organisation of choice to other disability and equality focused organisations such as Scope, Stonewall, the Fawcett Society and the Quakers.

Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charity, funded by an endowment from The National Lottery Community Fund, working to create a society where everyone enjoys a good later life. We are focused on bringing about lasting changes in society that make a difference to people’s experience of later life, now and in the future. This means more people in fulfilling work, in good health, living in safe, accessible homes and connected communities. Working in partnership with a range of organisations, we bring about lasting changes in society, particularly for those approaching later life and at risk of missing out.

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British Association for Supported Employment (BASE)

The British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) is a national membership charity that promotes the principles and delivery of high quality, personalised employment support so that people with disabilities and/or disadvantages to access and retain employment in the open labour market. Our 190 members include local authorities, national providers, social enterprises and colleges.

Formed in 2005, BASE lobbies for improved policy and funding and provides forums for the exchange of best practice across education and employment. BASE has introduced national occupational standards for job coaches, an accredited qualification and a framework of quality standards for service providers.

BASE works with large employers to support their recruitment aims and can provide consultancy support for organisations seeking to diversify their workforce.

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Institute of Internal Communication

We are the only independent professional body solely dedicated to internal communication in the UK, we exist to help organisations and people succeed through promoting internal communication of the highest standard. Our accredited members are shaping the workplaces for the better. They know people and business. They create conversations that help people feel connected, engaged and purposeful. They impact the working lives of millions. We've been driving standards for over 70 years, through our qualifications, leadership and communities. We are the voice for internal communication, driving the agenda and building a movement of passionate, dedicated professionals. Because how we communicate at work matters. Because #WeMatterAtWork.


Training Journal

TJ’s focus is learning and development and aims to provide the L&D practitioner with the knowledge, tools and inspiration they need to produce bottom line results for their organisations’ and engagement, motivation and success for their people.

Topics are explored through online blogs and short features and through longer more in-depth features that are published in the magazine each month.



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