The BBC has a comprehensive Access Service that provides assistance to disabled candidates and employees seeking reasonable adjustments.
The Access Service will support candidates who need reasonable adjustments to ensure these are made as required at every stage of the recruitment and selection process. Once a job offer has been made, the Access Service will undertake a workplace assessment to identify appropriate adjustments and will work with employees to implement those adjustments. Typical adjustments in the BBC have included communication support for deaf or hard of hearing employees, a note taker, assistive technology, workplace equipment and assistance travelling to, from and within work. Read more about how we support our disabled staff on our website.
Ariel: For BBC people, by BBC people. Since its inception, almost 80 years ago, Ariel has reported on BBC news and life, celebrating our successes, inspiring each other and reflecting on the changes in our ever-evolving industry. What distinguishes Ariel from other internal BBC channels is that, predominantly, stories are invariably told through the eyes of BBC people in the form of first person pieces or interview-based articles with photographs, videos or podcasts. We’ve given Ariel a complete makeover with exciting new features and functions. And then there’s the Ariel Network. This new initiative consists of volunteers from across the BBC who are contributing content from their specific part of the business or area of expertise. Because we have over 20,000 colleagues across the world, sharing our news and ideas helps BBC people and teams feel connected wherever they work.