My experience with disability as a Senior Civil Servant in the Home Office
Following International Day of Persons with Disability, I was asked to write about my experience in the Civil Service - and now the Senior Civil Service (SCS) - as a person with a disability. I joined...
Leeds Beckett Raise Money for Mental Health Charity
The friends and family of a late Leeds Beckett student have launched a Merman 2019 calendar to raise money for a mental health charity.
The calendar has been created in memory of Ellen Scott, who gra...
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