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Supporting disabled people into employment with the North Wales Pioneer newspaper

Getting work can be a hard job, especially if you need to overcome disabling barriers or job scarcity. In Colwyn Bay, people with learning disabilities who use Livability’s day services are proving that

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An entrepreneur shares how she overcame disabling barriers in her life

In 2012 Paolla Grecco found herself struggling with depression and unemployment, after being made redundant for the second time in five years. Stuck in a rut, she didn’t know where to turn. Fortunately,

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One designer’s journey through disabling obstacles to self employment

Breaking into the job market can be hard for any graduate, but for many disabled people it can seem impossible. Daniel, a successful graphic designer, told us about the obstacles he faced when starting

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Livability’s Enterprise Agency helps London resident get biz off the ground

Ruth Read (25) is a talented artist and baker and she uses her skills to run her own business – The Lady Reads. She sells home-made cakes and her own unique print designs from her stall in Camden Market.

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Sowing the seeds of equality: creating rural employment for people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities find it almost impossible to acquire and then maintain paid work. This situation is even more challenging in rural areas where the work can be more challenging for people

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Business Academy event a resounding success

The first Business Academy event for disabled entrepreneurs organised jointly by Livability, Scope and Natwest has proved a resounding success. Over 150 budding entrepreneurs attended the free event on

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Business Academy event for disabled entrepreneurs

Are you thinking of starting your own business? are you looking for advice and support? The Livability Enterprise Agency, in collaboration with Natwest and Scope, are organising a free Business Academy

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Enterprise Agency Awards

This very special evening afforded an opportunity for Livability Enterprise Agency clients to shine, with some also being presented with awards to recognise their remarkable achievements. It also gave

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Livability to help 1,700 disabled and disadvantaged people set up their own business

The Livability Enterprise Agency, has received a 1.2 million funding boost to help around 1,700 more disabled and disadvantaged people realise their dream of becoming self-employed over the next 15 months. The

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Livability teams up with Olympus KeyMed for work experience project

Southend-based company Olympus KeyMed have joined forces with Livability to offer work experience to disabled people. The first beneficiary, wheelchair-user Chris Yeates from Canvey Island, took part in

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