Employment

My first job interview since 2012

My first job interview since 2012

Recently I received an email from a charity that wanted to interview me for a zero hour contract position. I have advanced multiple sclerosis and I cannot walk unaided which I disclosed on the application form. This was going to be my first job interview since 2012. My MS blew the last one in 2012 […]

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Creating my own social capital

Creating my own social capital

Social capital is happening all the time around us. Reading this blog is social capital. Just being with other people gives you social capital. I expect you’ve already gone to Google and typed in those two words, billions of hits. Now I am creating my own social capital. Creating my own social capital I won’t […]

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Does my disability make me worth less?

Does my disability make me worth less?

So Christmas is done and dusted for another year. Decorations have been taken down and put in the loft. The Boy Scouts have collected the tree and recycled it. We’ve even managed to empty the fridge. Now wouldn’t it be lovely if I could just pack up my MS and store that in the loft […]

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Employ physically disabled people

Employ physically disabled people

Have you ever thought about employing a disabled person? I’m thinking of people with a physical disability. Read this and think about it. D I S A B L E D It is such a tiny word, only 8 letters but it is a huge word when it comes to giving it a definition or […]

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You’ve Been Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

You’ve Been Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

 ‘You’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis’ Six words you do not want to hear. Did not tick the box on the mortgage application form for life cover, I didn’t. Its too late now to insure your health, so you’ve just got to shrug your shoulders. Its even more important to plan for the future. Yup, […]

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