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Citizens Advice Mid Mercia is a charity created to serve our local community of over 600,000 people across Derby City, South Derbyshire, East Staffordshire, Tamworth and surrounding areas. We provide information, advice, support and training on a wide range of subjects such as debt, consumer services, energy, family, work, housing, health, digital skills and homelessness. […]

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES FUND – GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

The Youth Opportunities Fund awards small grants of up to £500 to support young people aged 14 to 25 and living within 20 miles of Stoke-on-Trent. The aim of the Fund is to help to break down barriers that may stop young people achieving their full potential, and to help them take advantage of opportunities […]

TopCashback Sustainability Fund – Grants Available

The TopCashback Sustainability Fund aims to benefit organisations and individuals working across the Staffordshire area.  Grants are available for projects that are sustaining environmental and natural environment activities within the community as well as activities that engage people with healthy living pursuits. Projects should be working towards at least one of these areas of interest: […]

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Best Practices for Employers & HR (Part 3)

Article Three: Best Practices and Resources  This final instalment in our neurodiversity series focuses on practical strategies and resources that employers can implement to build inclusive workplaces and to attract and empower neurodivergent employees. Previously, in articles 1 and 2[LI1]  we defined neurodiversity and explored relevant employment law legislation applicable to neurodiversity. On 20 February 2024, […]

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Understanding Employment Law Obligations (Part 2)

In our previous article, we explored essential neurodiversity-related terms and discussed the importance of recognising the diverse range of thinking styles and experiences. This article focuses on the legal landscape, specifically outlining employment law aspects that employers must understand to ensure compliance. Neurodiversity, the Equality Act, and Disability It’s estimated that around 1 in 7 […]

Navigating Neurodiversity in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers and HR

Understanding neurodiversity’s nuances is essential for building genuinely inclusive workplaces. This series aims to demystify the topic, providing employers and HR executives with practical strategies to empower and uplift neurodivergent employees. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect: Article One: Understanding Neurodiversity – Explore the meaning of neurodiversity, its historical context, and a glossary of […]

Support Officers

Sherratts Wood Cares are recruiting Support Officers to support adults with disabilities, mainly Learning Disabilities but who also have physical and mental health disabilities. Applicants would need to be able to work shift patterns across the whole week, including evenings and some weekends. You would be required to work at our Day Opportunity in Burton […]

Charity Shop Volunteer

We’re looking for volunteers to get involved in our local PDSA charity shops and help raise the vital funds needed to treat poorly pets.  PDSA has over 100 community charity shops around the UK. Each one plays a huge role in raising the funds needed to care for the animals that arrive across our 48 […]

New Activities Club for People with Dementia in Tamworth

Dementia Caring, who have been running an activities club for people living with dementia in Elford for nearly two years, are launching a second club in Tamworth in April. The Time Out Club will start on 18th April with a free taster session between 1.20-4.30pm at St Peters Church and Community Centre, Hawksworth, Silver Link […]

Staffordshire’s 180 Village Halls Encouraged to ‘Go Green’

Rural community buildings across the county considered how they can save energy and work with groups in their community to contribute to Net Zero as part of a national campaign led by Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE). Run almost entirely by volunteers, village halls are a cornerstone of rural community life in Staffordshire […]

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