Monthly Archives: November 2016

A parent’s perspective of WorkFit

Ffion’s mum has shared her views on WorkFit and employment… My name is Janice; my daughter Ffion who is nearly 18 years old has Down’s syndrome. She attends High School where she is in the 6th form and she is a prefect. After a very successful work experience placement in an office, Ffion is keen […]

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Tim and Timpson win top prizes at National Employment Awards

Huge congratulations to Tim who has won the coveted David Grainger Award at the British Association of Supported Employment Awards. Not only did Timothy triumph, so did his employers, Timpson Ltd who won first prize at this year’s Employer Practice winner. Timpson are the multi-national retailer who have their HQ in Wythenshawe, Manchester. @base_tweets Tim was presented with […]

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Tom has a paid job at The Environment Agency’s National Laboratory Service

Tom has lots of work experience, including in catering, but had been looking for a more permanent work challenge for some time. Although Tom has plenty of transferable skills, he faced many barriers to the workplace. At the same time, the Environment Agency’s National Laboratory Service had created a new position within the Lab Technician […]

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Tom – My Story

My name is Tom. I work as a Laboratory Assistant at the Environment Agency’s National Laboratory Service in Devon. I travel by bus and train and then walk to get to work. I wear special clothes and glasses at work to keep me safe. In the laboratory I get rid of water samples that aren’t […]

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