As a person with a visible disability, I often find that some non-disabled people struggle with initial conversation and how to act around me. Most of the time, this is because of awkwardness. People don’t always know what to say or fear saying the wrong thing, so they opt to say nothing. However, disability isContinue reading “Getting to know a colleague with a disability”
Around 1 in 10 people have a disability. That’s 1 billion people in the world, myself included, who have valuable lived experience and irreplaceable transferable skills. Bua’s primary mission is to increase disability employment rates in the creative industry. One way to help achieve this is by offering consultancy sessions with companies like yours. BeingContinue reading “5 Benefits Your Business Gains by Hiring Disabled People”
As a disabled person, I’ve found that the pandemic has done a lot to hinder daily living. There’s no part of life covid hasn’t influenced. Everything from medical care, socialising, and even work has been affected. Of course, you can say the same of everyone, but in my experience, people rarely stop to think aboutContinue reading “Remote and Hybrid Working: Why it’s a Benefit For Disabled Workers”
I don’t know a single person that enjoys the task of job hunting. Now, think about what would happen if you couldn’t fill in the application form because it overwhelms you. Or if the place that’s interviewing isn’t that accessible.
An interview with Bua’s founder Caitriona (Cat) Snell about the ethos of Bua.
A short discussion about equality vs equity from a disabled perspective, with some comments about how employers can help
Lauren Coulson tackles ableism in light of Rosie Jones’ appearance on BBC Question Time in 2021.
An interview about disabled employment inclusion in services and freelance industries
Practical tips to make your company more accessible for everyone