WorkFit Updates

WorkFit Update: June 2023

WorkFit Update: June 2023

WorkFit Manager Alison and WorkFit Officer Becki had lots of fun attending The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge this month! It was great to connect with so many organisations from the logistics industry, all demonstrating their passion, support and enthusiasm to...

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WorkFit Update: May 2023

WorkFit Update: May 2023

WorkFit candidate Grace did an amazing job welcoming Jo Gideon MP to her workplace at the Dunelm Distribution Centre in Stoke last month. Grace showed Jo around and explained the work that she does there. Jo said 'I was truly inspired by this exceptional young person...

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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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