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Building accessible websites for people with disabilities

Building accessible websites for people with disabilities

If you are reading this Post, which is a slight departure from my normal offering, its all about building accessible websites for people with disabilities. You can take a tour of my brand new amazing mobile device friendly website at here. This is an issue that is...

Why New Year’s resolutions fail

Why New Year’s resolutions fail

It should not come as any surprise, but as it is New Year the subject of this Blog Post is all about why New Year's resolutions fail.  And it's no different for people with disabilities.  Why would it be. And here's a thing. Many unwanted behaviours – whether they be...

International Day of People with Disabilities – did you see it?

International Day of People with Disabilities – did you see it?

So there it was, last Saturday the 3rd December and then it was gone - the International Day of People with Disabilities.  Should we actually have such a day, is it celebrating the achievement of Disabled People or is a patronising distraction to make society feel...

Stress disability and work

Stress disability and work

Hardy a day goes by without something in the news or arriving in my inbox that presents stress in work as the biggest contributor to absenteeism from work in the UK and I will go as far as to say, many other counties too.  I am not going to bring up the plethora of...

The disability employment gap

The disability employment gap

The last time I talked about the 'disability employment' gap  was on 23rd June 2014.   You can read more here.  I was particularly pleased to read the comments again. Today People Management have clearly taken notice of my earlier ramblings and it's back envogue.  ...

How did I become an expert on disability and work?

How did I become an expert on disability and work?

The question as to how I am increasingly being seen as the 'go to expert on disability and work' is something I was discussing on Saturday, 29th October 2016. If you were sat with me in the front row of the large conference room seating over 200 people  on the ground...

Disabled workers could benefit from BREXIT

Disabled workers could benefit from BREXIT

I am referring to a former Minister for the Disabled, the Rt Hon Mark Harper MP's comments in an article in The Times on Tuesday, 8th October 2016.  The article was titled 'Hire Disabled Staff to Replace EU Workers, says ex-Minister'. Initially, like many other people...

Disability and career choice crossroads – how dare they

Disability and career choice crossroads – how dare they

This might surprise you to know that a disabled employees are just as likely to get fed up with their jobs as anyone else.  This might be caused by changes in their disability or health condition, the work they do has changed so that they find it more difficult...

Disability and careers choice crossroads

Disability and careers choice crossroads

Just imagine, picture or feel the scene.  You are on your way to work, dreading the day ahead and arrive knowing that something has to give.  You know what you feel, but also fear what you know because you don't know what to do.  The job started so well with such...

What is your greatest ‘Disability Challenge’ where you work?

What is your greatest ‘Disability Challenge’ where you work?

I need your help! Apologies for those of you who have got to used to regular comment about 'Disability in the Workplace' and the bits I like to add that others leave out. Recently, I was talking to one of my favourite HR professionals who asked why I did not package...

CPD Coach

CPD Coach

That's right, I have just become accredited by the CPD Standards Office to become a CPD Coach for my coaching work with people like you; people with disabilities and those who manage 'disability in the workplace'. Remember that I also won at the International Coaching...

How Much is Time Costing You?

How Much is Time Costing You?

I would like to begin by asking you a question..... Look at the amusing image of yours truly hatching from an egg at this time of year and consider this.  How long do you think it took me to create this image combing my business logo, a rather dashing, but slightly...

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