WorkFit Updates

Sarah’s job at XPO Logistics, Kegworth

Sarah’s job at XPO Logistics, Kegworth

WorkFit has recently been working with Sarah who told us that she was keen to work in an administrative role to build on her previous experience. WorkFit have built a strong partnership with XPO Logistics over the last 2 years and we were delighted to be approached by...

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WorkFit Employers support with the impact of COVID-19

WorkFit Employers support with the impact of COVID-19

Return to Work Toolkit for Employers Dear WorkFit Employers, we hope that you are all safe and well and we know that you are all working incredibly hard, doing all you can to support your employees, colleagues and customers through this very difficult time. We are...

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‘BEST EMPLOYER PRACTICE’ AWARD FOR XPO LOGISTICS

‘BEST EMPLOYER PRACTICE’ AWARD FOR XPO LOGISTICS

November 2019 ‘BEST EMPLOYER PRACTICE’ FOR XPO LOGISTICS Last month, new statistics revealed that just 5.9% of people with a learning disability are in paid employment. It’s a downward trend year-on year, and confirmation that schemes like the Down’s Syndrome...

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WorkFit Review of 2018

WorkFit Review of 2018

2018 has been a very successful year for WorkFit. We have continued to support more and more people with Down’s syndrome to find suitable job opportunities. Thanks to new funding our team expanded at the end of 2017. That means that this year we have been able to...

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World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

The World Down Syndrome Congress came to the UK this year for the first time in its 32 year history. The annual event is run by Down Syndrome International and brings together people with Down’s syndrome, family members and professionals from across the world. WorkFit...

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Fun Ways to Support WorkFit

Fun Ways to Support WorkFit

There are a number of ways in which you and your colleagues can support the Down’s Syndrome Association to ensure we are able to continue to support every child and adult with Down’s syndrome and their families throughout their lives. Take on the Great WorkFit Sock...

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WorkFit shortlisted at the ERSA Awards

WorkFit shortlisted at the ERSA Awards

We are always pleased when our work is recognised, therefore we are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in three categories at the Employment Related Services Association Employability Awards 2018 held on the 14 June. The awards provide an opportunity...

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WorkFit secures new funding from Active Inclusion

WorkFit secures new funding from Active Inclusion

WorkFit are pleased to announce that we been awarded funding from the Active Inclusion Fund to provide support to people with Down’s syndrome aged 25+ and their families and their carers across Wales. This funding is a recognition of our success in supporting people...

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A huge congratulations to Billy, who has been nominated by his colleagues and won the @CGI_UKNEWS Member Recognition Award for his commitment to successfully operating the Brook Café in their offices. A wonderful achievement and so well deserved. Well done Billy! https://t.co/EWvRJz4QtY
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We are so proud to hear that WorkFit Candidate David has been invited to attend the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Party, in recognition of his outstanding service at West Mercia Police. @WMerciaPolice Very well deserved! Read more about David's journey here: https://t.co/KPMIFMVQeT https://t.co/O1CjKzWTp6
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Olivia enjoyed visiting the H&M Exeter store prior to starting there as a Retail Assistant next month. She was happy to receive her badge and lanyard and thinks that she will enjoy working there. Good luck Olivia! @hm https://t.co/83pNr6oU2f
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