A recent soar in hate crimes against people with disabilities means Bascule is offering businesses in Hampshire, Sussex and London a reduced rate for disability awareness training.
Following October’s release of a report that revealed a shocking 22% national increase in disability hate crime since last year, Bascule Disability Training has announced it will offer a 20% discount on its disability awareness training for the remainder of the year until January 31st.
By doing so, it says it hopes to encourage businesses to become more inclusive.
The proceeds from each business using Bascule’s training services will fund a day of free awareness training at a school of their choice to further improve attitudes and awareness of disability.
Bascule works with businesses to create inclusive business environments and workforces through interactive bespoke modules and workshops.
Its training empowers workers with a firmer understanding of all areas of disability, covering issues such as correct use of language, understanding, etiquette, communication, legislation and the development of inclusive business environments.
Chris Jay, managing director of Bascule, commented: “According to Scope, 53% of people with disabilities say that they have experienced bullying or harassment at work because of their impairments, so the workplace is certainly an environment that could benefit from awareness training.”
Adding: “Disability Awareness also provides a whole host of business benefits, improves staff attraction and retention, creates a positive profile and enhances customer service. Any business in Hampshire, Sussex or London will not only receive our bespoke awareness training package-they will also fund a local school awareness day, helping children to develop a more positive understanding and empathy towards others with a disability.”