Newcastle United is a well-established Premier League Football Club founded in 1892. The club is the heart of the city with their world-famous supporters - the Toon Army. Local boy Alan Shearer is a Newcastle legend who scored 206 goals for United. He remains the Premier League’s all-time record goal scorer. A key era for the Toon Army was the 1990’s where Alan Shearer was joined by the likes of Peter Beardsley, David Ginola and Faustino Asprilla. Under Kevin Keegan, Newcastle Untied finished twice as Premier League runners-up entertaining fans across the country and beyond.
Rullion is the 16th largest recruitment company in the UK and their vision is to unlock the potential in everyone by creating products, services and experiences that help make the world of work more fun and fulfilling. Rullion has built up trust over almost four decades across their core specialisms of IT, Rail, Utilities and Nuclear, allowing them to grow and adapt to clients’ needs.
Auriga Services support people to come out of debt and rebuild their lives from a position of strength. Auriga manage the charitable trust funds for Severn Trent Water, United Utilities and Thames Water, as well as the NHS, Local Authorities, and Charities, managing their funds and schemes. Auriga has helped 1.9 million people to reduce their financial hardship by working closely with their clients to meet the main objective of ‘Changing Lives Every Day’.
Get Into Theatre is the UK’s leading theatre careers website that helps young people find all the information and opportunities they need to pursue a successful career in theatre in the UK. This includes up-to-date theatre jobs information and advice on areas ranging from backstage to performing, training to apprenticeships. It is produced by The Stage, and funded and supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and UK Theatre/Society of London Theatre.
Believe Housing, which was formally known as County Durham Housing Group, is one of the largest housing associations in the North East of England. The organistion covers 862 square miles, from the very rural west, to the hustle and bustle of Durham city centre, and the magnificent coastline in the east.
Located in the Hudson Valley in New York State, the Library District serves both the City of Poughkeepsie and Town of Poughkeepsie that has a population of over 75,000 between two Library branch locations. In addition to book lending, the library provides programming such as early literacy programs, adult learning programs, job search assistance, computer classes, and access to online services for free movies, research of databases and more. The Library District discovered Recite Me through Dutchess County’s Think Differently website. The Library District partners with the county on its Dutchess Reads Campaign, an initiative designed to promote reading at all age levels.
Lindsays is a full service law firm based in Scotland. With offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee, Lindsays provides support to clients through a full range of legal services that includes business legal needs, family law, estate planning, as well as commercial disputes, corporate deals and employment information and advice. With such a comprehensive range of services, it is inevitable that Lindsays will have potential clients who may have a disability or hearing or sight impairment. Additionally, since the majority of us now conduct our day-to-day tasks online, and with an aging population continuing to grow, it is now absolutely crucial for businesses to offer accessible content for everyone.
Leeds Playhouse, formerly known as West Yorkshire Playhouse, is one of the largest producing theaters in the country outside of London. The theatre has always taken an enthusiastic approach to their accessibility, even pioneering Relaxed and Dementia-Friendly Performances as part of their repertoire. The organisation goes far beyond the typical ramps and audio description that many deaf and disabled patrons may be used to and fosters an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and, most of all, an enjoyable theatre experience for everyone.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) is an NHS-operated ambulance service covering the county of Yorkshire in Northern England, providing emergency and urgent care and transport services. Currently, Yorkshire Ambulance Service serves over five million people throughout Yorkshire, employs over 5,000 staff and over 1,200 volunteers who do critical, life-saving work, emergency and urgent care.. As of 2018, Yorkshire Ambulance receives over 2,500 calls per day and operates more than 60 ambulance stations across Yorkshire.
Healthwatch is a national, independent consumer champion for health and social care throughout England. With branches in every region of England, Healthwatch provides citizens with the chance to speak up and have their opinions heard on local healthcare matters and services. Healthcare providers can then use this information to respond to feedback and address any concerns. We recently partnered with the Torbay branch of Healthwatch.
The Grey Matter Group works with organisations across the health and social care sectors to improve lives through learning. It does this by supporting health and social providers with online learning and assessments. Its customers range from NHS trusts, to local authorities, to care homes, domiciliary care providers, learning disability providers and individual employers.
VERCIDA.com helps employers attract candidates from diverse backgrounds in a proactive way through positive action, while clearly showcasing their employer value proposition. The platform also offers jobseekers all the information they need to make an informed decision about whether an employer is the right fit for them.
RIDI is a unique initiative to drive change in recruitment and remove the barriers faced by the millions of disabled people who are entering or progressing through the job market. RIDI believes more needs to be done to build disability confidence into recruitment and employment strategies, and campaigns actively to achieve this. RIDI started six years ago and the RIDI Awards, which began in 2014, are now becoming a regular fixture on the recruitment industry calendar.
Torridge District Council is located within the north west of Devon and has a population of around 67,000 people. The district is divided into 23 Wards and is predominantly rural. The main towns are Bideford, Holsworthy and Torrington, with almost half of the population living in or close to Bideford/ Northam and the remainder of the area fairly sparsely populated.
Luton Community Housing Ltd (LCH) is a growing not-for-profit housing association that provides homes for people in the community. Tenants are culturally diverse and increasingly have English as an additional language. Luton Community Housing empowers tenants to take control of the management of their homes and participate in the development of their communities so that they can help improve their environment and their quality of life. Working in partnership with many other local agencies, LCH also offers additional help and support to its tenants on financial, employment/training and personal issues.