BASE

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
BASE, Training, Disability, Education & training, Commissioning, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

This document brings together our policy aims for the disability and employment sector. The document was updated in 2016 by the National Executive Committee.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Strategy, DWP, Work and Pensions Committee
Year of Publication: 
2020
Type: 
Report

BASE has submitted evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the Disability Employment Gap.

You can find more information about the enquiry at www.base-uk.org/news/committee-inquiry-disability-employment-gap

 

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Recruitment, Covid-19, Strategy
Year of Publication: 
2020
Type: 
Report

BASE submitted evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Youth Employment. The inquiry, Making Youth Employment Policy Work, seeks to understand Government spending announced in the Plan for Jobs, specifically the £3bn invested in existing and new programmes and schemes aimed at young people.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Strategy
Year of Publication: 
2020
Type: 
Report

BASE has submitted evidence to the Centre for Social Justice's Disability Commission. The Disability Commission will issue their report later in 2020.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Access To Work
Year of Publication: 
2018
Type: 
Consultation

BASE and SUSE conducted a survey about Access to Work in the summer of 2018. A total of 149 responses were received and this report summarise the feedback that we obtained.

The feedback was varied but many respondents found the process of applying for Access to Work and claiming costs to be difficult. Most respondents were claiming between £25 and £30 per hour for job coaching support.

 

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Quality standards
Year of Publication: 
2017
Type: 
Framework

The Supported Employment Quality Framework (SEQF) was produced through an ERASMUS project involving BASE and a number of transnational partners:

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Submission, Disability, Disability employment gap
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Report

BASE has submitted evidence to the Work and Pension Committee's inquiry on the disability employment gap. You'll find it attached below. Thanks to everyone that responded to our request for views.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Education & training, Commissioning, Supported Internships
Year of Publication: 
2016
Type: 
Best practice

As part of the Department for Education (DfE) funded project, Employment is Everyone's Business, the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) and the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) have published three guides that demonstrate best practice in the transition of young people with disabilities from education to employment. The three guides comprise;

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Supported employment
Type: 
Best practice

547 job applications, unemployed and depressed…now I have turned my life around. Robin tells his story for World Mental Health Day Robin Boness (pictured centre), a 60 year old Security Officer from Torquay, is a successful, motivated and respected employee working for Frontline Total Security Ltd. However, rewind one year and it was a completely different story. Isolated and in the very depths of despair, Robin was fighting a battle with severe depression due to long-term unemployment.

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Supported employment
Type: 
Best practice

Anton, has a passion for personal fitness but also has Ataxia which has meant he has had to use a wheelchair on a permanent base since age 14. He had settled for a future career in admin because he thought it was the only sort of work he'd be able to do. Luckily, he met with a Team Leader from EmployAbility who helped him to explore his personal enthusiasm for fitness , which extended beyond lifting weights to an in-depth knowledge of physical anatomy and the body's response to exercise.

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