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2nd October 2014

Free Awareness Event to Help Your Business to be Disability Confident

(Friday, 28 November 2014, Brittania Hotel, Newcastle Airport)

The Percy Hedley Foundation, working in partnership with the DWP, is holding a Disability Confident event to help businesses, social enterprises and CVS groups gain an understanding of how they can provide improved services for employees who have a disability.

Date: Friday, 28th November 2014

Venue: The Brittania Hotel, Newcastle Airport, NE13 8DJ

Time: 09:30 - 15:00

The event will:

  • showcase examples of emloyers who employ disabled people;
  • dispell myths and assumptions about employing disabled people;
  • provide expert advice, support and materials to help organisations to be Disability Confident.
Three workshops on the day will focus on - Disability and Making Reasonable Adjustments; Disability and Customer Service; Working with Disabled People - Getting Started.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Further details about the event can be found here

To make a booking, please complete the registration form and email it to: l.chandler@percyhedley.org.uk

More information about the Department for Work and Pensions' Disability Confident campaign can be found here.