Monthly Archives: December 2017

Dave’s Story – overcoming challenges faced when looking for work with a disability

This is Dave’s Story, Dave kindly agreed to share experiences with us for the Disability Confident event, about the challenges faced when looking for a job as a young adult with a disability, how he overcame this, and how opportunity changed his life. #disability #disabilityconfident #Devon

Union support helps Devon Disability Collective survive and thrive

14 December, 2017 Topics: Adult & Community LearningApprenticeshipsBarriers to learningLearning CentresSupporting learnersULRsUnion Learning FundWidening participation Regions: South West Unions: Community A social enterprise in Devon that two years ago faced closure and staff redundancies has not only remained open, but found new customers, has a learning agreement, is planning a learning centre and looking at […]

Congratulations to all those who signed up to become Disability Confident in Exeter

Ben Bradshaw Disability Confident

Congratulations to all those who signed up to become Disability Confident on Friday and to all those who attended the event, it was a huge success and great to hear about all the support available. Special thanks to Billy Greenaway from Exeter College, Dave Webber from DDC and Steve Aughton from Living Options for sharing […]

Christmas Prize Draw – Free to Enter!

Free Competition

FREE To Enter Christmas Draw We have been generously donated some fantastic prizes for this year’s draw, taking place on the 21st December. * Large organic veg box from Riverford’s fields delivered to your door. Enjoy 10 varieties of seasonal veg * Flexyfoot walking stick RRP £45 * 3 x £10 gift vouchers * Heidsieck […]

Disability Confident Exeter

Exeter Businesses Pledge to become Disability Confident Devon Disability Collective in association with the DWP on Friday hosted an event on Marsh Barton on Friday to help Exeter employers understand how being disability confident can grow their businesses, widen their talent pools and retain the right mix of people. Karen Palin from the DWP said, […]