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Employability in Scotland

24/09/20 (All day)

Venue: Central Edinburgh, Live streamed
Cost: £325 to £595+vat

Holyrood Insight’s second Employability in Scotland Conference will explore the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce with an estimated 750,000* employees registered on the jobs Retention Scheme. Speakers include BASE NEC member, Alistair Kerr. 

Considering the achievements and opportunities of the Government’s flagship policy, Fair Start Scotland, we will review how employers can respond to the health crisis and what support is available at both a national and local level. 

You will hear innovative strategies that are helping to recover Scotland’s economy including utilising working from home, developing productivity and creating new opportunities.Gain insight from key stakeholders on the support projects designed to bridge the disability employment gap, reduce youth unemployment, reintegrate recovering individuals, and stimulate the social enterprise sector.


South East members forum

25/09/20 11:00

Venue: This meeting will take place on Zoom and is open to all BASE members in London and the South East of England.

Information and joining details: David Stenning

Increasing Awareness And Visibility Of Disabilities In The Workplace

01/10/20 09:30
  • Public Sector Rate: £389.00
  • Private Sector Rate: £575.00
  • Voluntary Sector Rate: £315.00

The public sector has an important role in setting an example for other sectors in creating a truly diverse and inclusive workplace. Only then, by sharing best practice originating from the public sector will wider change occur in all forms of employment. At this event delegates will hear of leading initiatives from public institutions and the third sector alike. Providing visible disabled leadership, training and educating staff of the challenges disabled people face and pertinently, discussing the appropriate manner in which to support those with disabilities and long-term mental health conditions in the workplace.

At this conference, chaired by Julia Green (BASE Chair), attendees will hear updates from both the sectors on the current state of play for disabled employees and from ACAS on the legal implications of harassment and discrimination in the workplace. This will be complemented by case studies from across the public sector on creating a work environment in which disabled people feel truly welcome and supported.

Booking details: https://www.governmentevents.co.uk/event/disability-awareness-visibility-in-the-workplace/