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TCFM and Remploy partnership wins prestigious PFM award

Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2017

Remploy and TCFM have won the Partners in Corporate Social Responsibility (Charitable and Social Enterprise) category at this year's Premises and Facilities Management (PFM) awards.

  • Remploy - Putting Ability First

    Remploy awarded Work and Health Programme contract in Wales

    Published on Friday, 6th October 2017

    Remploy Cymru, the leading employment and skills specialist for people with disabilities and health conditions, has been awarded the contract to deliver the UK Government’s new Work and Health Program

  • Workplace Mental Health Support Service, Access to Work, Mental Health, Disability

    Remploy supports 8,500 people with their mental health

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

    Remploy announces that it has supported more than 8,500 people struggling with mental ill health

  • Remploy, Disability, specialists, jobs, employment, TCFM, partnership, award, ERSA

    TC Facilities Management and Remploy scoop prestigious national award

    Published on Tuesday, 11th July 2017

    A partnership between TC Facilities Management (TCFM) and disability specialists Remploy, has won the Large Employer of the Year award at the ERSA Employability Awards 2017

  • Gloucestershire College, Supported Internships, learning disability

    Young people with a learning disability get a foot on the jobs ladder

    Published on Friday, 23rd June 2017

    Youngsters in Gloucestershire are getting the opportunity to equip themselves with the skills they need for work as part of a specialised work programme for people with a learning disability.

  • ERSA awards, TCFM, Remploy

    TCFM and Remploy shortlisted for national award

    Published on Wednesday, 24th May 2017

    TCFM and Remploy shortlisted for the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Large Employer of the Year award

  • Melanie Thomas and Louise Craig open the Newport community hub

    Newport’s new ‘one stop shop’ for disabled jobseekers

    Published on Thursday, 4th May 2017

    A community hub dedicated to helping people with a disability or health condition find sustainable employment and get social, financial and emotional support has opened in Newport.

  • New service provided by Remploy helping people into work

    Published on Thursday, 20th April 2017

    Unemployed people with health conditions are being helped back into work thanks to a new service provided by Remploy.

  • candidates, employment support, jobs

    Edward’s new job makes it 5,000 placements for Remploy Cymru

    Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017

    Edward Sulman from Swansea has become the 5,000th disabled person in Wales to be supported into a job by Remploy Cymru through the UK Government’s Work Choice programme.

  • Disability Works - BBC News Interview Feb 2017

    Published on Monday, 27th February 2017

    Watch the interview on BBC News with Matt Reed, Remploys Employer Services Director about working with Disabled people

  • Employee Benefit Trust, Remploy, Cancer Research

    Remploy workforce donate £50,000 to help beat cancer sooner

    Published on Friday, 3rd February 2017

    Staff of Remploy, the disability employment specialists, have made a £50,000 donation to Cancer Research UK to show their support and help beat over 200 types of cancer.

  • Gareth Parry face picture

    Remploy helps 7,000 people talk about their mental health

    Published on Thursday, 2nd February 2017

    Remploy, is reminding people about the Workplace Mental Health Support Service from Access to Work which has helped almost 7,000 people across Britain talk about their mental health.

  • In Work Support Advisor,

    New Year, new career - support for people with a disability

    Published on Thursday, 5th January 2017

    Remploy, the UK’s leading experts in disability employment, is reminding people that support is available for those looking for employment in 2017

  • disability, Remploy, IDPD

    Getting vocal about disability

    Published on Friday, 2nd December 2016

    Remploy is encouraging people with a disability or health condition to make their voice heard as part of the United Nation’s ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’.

  • Scotland, candidates

    Remploy and Mitie help disabled people build a career in construction

    Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016

    A partnership between Remploy and Mitie’s property services division has been launched to provide invaluable work experience opportunities, training and mentoring for over 60 disabled candidates.

  • Disability Confident logo

    Remploy leads on disability confidence

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist disability employment services, is one of only 13 companies in the UK to have been awarded ‘Leader’ status by the Department for Work and Pensions.

  • Pic with Julie and her team

    Minister opens New Swansea Hub to support local disabled people

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd November 2016

    The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, has officially opened a new community hub in Swansea city centre, dedicated to helping people with disabilities and those with health conditions.

  • Lorna presents cheque to ruth

    Boost for cancer charity from Remploy Airdrie staff

    Published on Monday, 15th August 2016

    The coffers of a charity which supports people with cancer has had a £750 boost thanks to a donation by staff at the Airdrie branch of Remploy.

  • Remploy stirling cheque presentation

    Remploy Stirling supports disabled young people across Forth Valley

    Published on Monday, 15th August 2016

    The coffers of a charity which supports young people with disabilities has had a £750 boost thanks to a donation by staff at the Stirling branch of Remploy.

  • New partnership aims to help disabled people with debts

    New partnership aims to help disabled people with debts

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

    The UK’s leading disability employment specialist, Remploy, has just teamed up with debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty to launch a new service to help people in financial hardship.

  • Photo of Jim holding some shirts working at Marks and Spencer

    Jim battles through adversity

    Published on Monday, 25th July 2016

    A Livingston man, who has battled for decades with a painful foot condition, has turned his life around with help from Remploy and Marks and Spencer.

  • four remploy staff holding a cheque for £1,500

    Remploy staff make wishes come true

    Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

    A donation of £1,500 has been made to When You Wish Upon a Star by Remploy Employee Benefit Trust which acts on behalf of staff who own 30% of the company.

  • three co-op workers smiling holding a shopping trolley

    Rebecca's retail career takes off in Tunstall

    Published on Thursday, 23rd June 2016

    A Tunstall woman who turned to disability employment specialists Remploy to help her find a job has successfully ended her three-year hunt for work.

  • Comedian Dara O'Briain with Norfolk council and DWP representatives a the MJ Awards

    Norfolk named Britain's most disability confident council

    Published on Monday, 20th June 2016

    Norfolk County Council has been judged the best local authority in the country for being an exemplar employer of disabled people.

  • Lady wearing an overall and carrying a tea tray

    Remploy supports Iraqi veteran on the road to recovery

    Published on Monday, 9th May 2016

    A former soldier, who was medically discharged when harrowing tours of Iraq left her with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, is finally getting her life back together thanks to Remploy.

  • Head shot of man with open plan office in background

    Chris overcame mental health issues that threatened his job

    Published on Monday, 11th April 2016

    A 47-year-old senior manager from Gateshead, who experienced mental health issues that threatened his career, is one of more than 5,000 people who have used the Workplace Mental Health Support Service

  • 4 workers from Marks and Spencer standing in front of shop logo

    Ashley and Sheridan get the right start with M & S

    Published on Friday, 8th April 2016

    The success of a 23-year-old man who works at Marks & Spencer on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, is proof that disability is no barrier to a career in retailing. Ashley Klein is in line to be a supervisor

  • Lady in B & Q uniform scanning an item at the till

    Donna shows that she can do it herself

    Published on Wednesday, 6th April 2016

    A 36-year-old Airdrie woman has become the first to benefit from a pilot programme which is designed to support more disabled people into work and is being extended across Scotland.

  • Head shot of helen northmore

    Helen Northmore joins Remploy Cymru as business development director for Wales

    Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016

    Remploy Cymru, the biggest provider of specialist employment services to disabled and disadvantaged people in Wales, has appointed a new business development director for Wales.

  • Picture of four people smiling in front of sign saying Welcome to Belong

    Warrington partnership to create more jobs for disabled people

    Published on Thursday, 4th February 2016

    A partnership between a Warrington-based care village and a specialist employment services provider will create more jobs for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions in the North West

  • Group of people presenting a large queue from Mitie Foundation for £500.00

    Remploy helps Jozimar make ‘Mitie’ progress

    Published on Tuesday, 19th January 2016

    A disabled man from Leeds has made the greatest progress in the Mitie Foundation’s innovative work program, Ready2Work and banked £500.

  • Care quality commission (CQC) logo

    Remploy selected to support CQC inspections

    Published on Monday, 21st December 2015

    Remploy has been chosen by the Care Quality Commission to run an Experts by Experience programme which recruits people who have experience of using health and care services to support the commission’s inspections of those services.

  • An employer talking to one of his staff at his desk

    New research cites workplace adjustments and organisational values as biggest aids to retention of disabled employees

    Published on Monday, 21st December 2015

    New research carried out by Business Disability Forum (BDF) finds good workplace adjustment processes and organisational values to be the most important aids to the retention of disabled employees.

  • Cake cutting at Remploy waterloo branch to celebrate

    100,000 jobs and counting

    Published on Tuesday, 8th December 2015

    Remploy, the leading provider of specialist employment support for disabled people and those with health conditions, celebrated International Day of Disabled People at Waterloo.

  • Remploy staff and Asda employee celebrating with a cake as Remploys 100,000th person into work

    100,000 and counting - celebrating the abilities and talents of disabled people

    Published on Tuesday, 8th December 2015

    Remploy celebrate finding jobs for more than 100,000 disabled and disadvantaged people since 2010.

  • Remploy staff dressed up with their award

    Remploy is the rising star of employee ownership

    Published on Tuesday, 8th December 2015

    The Rising Star of the Year Award was given to Remploy by the Employee Ownership Association in recognition of their “significant progress” including appointing two employee directors to the Board.

  • Young man in a sports centre in front of sign saying Enjoy, succeed, achieve

    Amer looks beyond disability to a sporting future

    Published on Tuesday, 24th November 2015

    A young Edinburgh man’s passion for sport has helped him overcome his disabilities and secure a dream job working in sports.

  • Man in a suit wearing a rosette speaking at a conference

    Quddus storms the boardroom

    Published on Tuesday, 13th October 2015

    Abdul Quddus is one of two employees elected to the board following the launch last April of a joint venture between MAXIMUS and Remploy

  • Remploy branches hold ‘tea and talks’ with local businesses about mental health

    Published on Monday, 12th October 2015

    Local businesses invited into branch to attend special ‘tea and talk’ events to help raise awareness of mental health.

  •  Marks and Spencers call centre worker sitting in front of computer screen with headset on

    Jeff gets his new start at Marks & Spencer

    Published on Wednesday, 9th September 2015

    Jeff has fulfilled his ambition to return to work after six frustrating months of job hunting.

  • Marks & Spencer employee, her manager and Remploy Employment Advisor in front of M & S Store

    M & S is just the job for Holly

    Published on Wednesday, 26th August 2015

    A 21-year-old North Yorkshire woman, who has been job hunting since she left school, has finally been given the career start she yearned for.

  • Awards recognise disabled people's determination to work

    Published on Wednesday, 26th August 2015

    Four disabled people received awards at the This is Remploy Edinburgh event in recognition of their determination to overcome significant barriers and secure life-changing employment.

  • New specialist service launched to support disabled jobseekers

    Published on Wednesday, 26th August 2015

    The Specialist Employability Support programme, in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions, will provide work-related support for disabled people.

  • Andy's in business – with help from Remploy

    Published on Friday, 29th May 2015

    A Worcestershire man, who became a surveillance specialist during a 13-year army career, has set up his own business – teaching counter surveillance techniques to personal injury compensation claimant

  • Job success for Wrexham duo

    Published on Tuesday, 12th May 2015

    A Wrexham business, which sells wheelchairs, disability scooters and stair lifts, has handed a jobs lifeline to two disabled men who were made redundant when the town’s Remploy factory closed.

  • North Wales employers urged to break down barriers for disabled

    Published on Tuesday, 5th May 2015

    Read more about how Gwyneth was supported by TC Facilities Management

  • Martin has medals on his mind

    Published on Friday, 24th April 2015

    Martin has his hopes set on winning as he takes part in the British Transplant Games after receiving support from Remploy to get back to work.

  • Remploy leaves government ownership and celebrates 70th birthday

    Published on Tuesday, 7th April 2015

    Remploy staff celebrate their 70th anniversary and the start of an exciting new era with the launch of a joint venture with MAXIMUS.

  • Richard is lovin' life at McDonald's

    Published on Thursday, 26th March 2015

    A Caernarfon man who struggled to find work because of a long-term health condition believes his life is now back on track after securing a permanent job at McDonald’s restaurant in the town.

  • Remploy marks beginning of new era with contract win

    Published on Wednesday, 25th March 2015

    Remploy are one of six successful bidders to be awarded a two year contract delivering the new Specialist Employability Support (SES) programme.

  • Richard takes a big step towards a fulfilling career

    Published on Tuesday, 17th March 2015

    Richard from South London found success after an innovative work placement programme from Remploy.

  • Back to work for Brian

    Published on Tuesday, 17th March 2015

    A Crewe man, who had been unemployed for 20 years, is finally working again thanks to the support he received from McDonald’s and Remploy, which provides specialist employment services for people with disabilities and health conditions.

  • Remploy secures long-term future with MAXIMUS joint venture

    Published on Thursday, 12th March 2015

    Remploy Employment Services will leave government ownership with the creation of a joint venture between Remploy employees and MAXIMUS.

  • Jobseekers working at Tesco

    Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015

    Four disabled jobseekers from Suffolk have spoken movingly of the frustration and stress unemployment caused them and of their gratitude for the specialist support they received in finding work with one of Britain’s leading retailers.

  • No mystery as to why Melanie is a success in new job

    Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015

    A Sheffield jobseeker who feared her health condition might ruin her chances of having a fulfilling career, is celebrating landing her first job.

  • Remploy welcomes increase in access to work support

    Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015

    Figures released by the Government that show a large increase in the number of disabled people taking advantage of support to get or keep a job, have been welcomed by Remploy.

  • Wait is over for Matthew

    Published on Thursday, 5th March 2015

    A Derby man who experienced the frustration of three years’ unemployment is back in work thanks to an innovative partnership between Remploy and Marks & Spencer.

  • Remploy helps pupils prepare for work

    Published on Thursday, 5th March 2015

    As part of the company’s ‘Be the Change’ volunteering initiative, a team from Remploy’s Employment Services branch in Leeds has helped pupils at a local high school gain vital experience of job interviews.

  • Yasmin's in a job where she belongs

    Published on Monday, 2nd February 2015

    After being unemployed since leaving school, Yasmin is now working as a full-time care assistant.

  • Remploy volunteers lend a helping hand at Hull foodbank

    Published on Tuesday, 27th January 2015

    Staff from Remploy’s branch in Albion Street, Hull rolled up their sleeves and got to work at the Hull Foodbank.

  • Remploy Cymru launches with a promise of more help for disabled people

    Published on Monday, 19th January 2015

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist employment services, celebrates the successful launch of its Welsh business arm, Remploy Cymru.

  • Remploy volunteers lend a helping hand at Dundee foodbank

    Published on Friday, 16th January 2015

    Staff from Remploy’s branch in Nethergate, Dundee rolled up their sleeves and got to work at the Dundee Foodbank.

  • Eleanor wants others to share her employment success

    Published on Wednesday, 14th January 2015

    A woman from South Yorkshire who has been blind since birth is urging more employers to give disabled people the chance to work, following her own two-year struggle to find a job.

  • Remploy’s support for disabled job seekers saves tax payers £41 million

    Published on Friday, 9th January 2015

    Britain’s leading provider of specialist employment services has released figures which show the significant social impact of supporting disabled people into work and helping them stay there.

  • Partnership opens the door to work for Josh

    Published on Friday, 12th December 2014

    An innovative partnership that provides work placements for young people with learning disabilities has opened the door to permanent employment for a Leicester youngster who has Down’s syndrome.

  • Remploy call on employers to tackle workplace stress

    Published on Wednesday, 5th November 2014

    A leading disability employment specialist is urging employers to tackle the problem of stress in the workplace to help cut the £26bn cost of mental ill health at work.

  • Remploy secures Scottish contracts

    Published on Friday, 19th September 2014

    Remploy, the UK’s leading socially minded business supporting disabled people into employment, has won two significant contracts in Scotland

  • Remploy backs support for people with mental ill-health

    Published on Tuesday, 9th September 2014

    A call by England’s Chief Medical Officer that people with mental health conditions should be given support to stop them falling out of work has received backing from Remploy.

  • Remploy continues to deliver mental health services

    Published on Monday, 18th August 2014

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist employment services, has secured a two-year extension to its contract to deliver a Government-funded mental health in work support service.

  • Remploy online service for disabled Job Seekers

    Published on Monday, 18th August 2014

    A bespoke online employability service is helping disabled people find or stay in work - at the click of a mouse.

  • Jobs boost to disabled people in Yorkshire

    Published on Monday, 28th July 2014

    More than 30 disabled and disadvantaged job seekers in West Yorkshire have been given an opportunity to shine thanks to Remploy’s successful partnerships with Asda and City Facilities Management, the company contracted to clean Asda stores.

  • Exciting new future for Remploy

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    Esther McVey, Minister for Employment, announced today that the Department for Work and Pensions is to launch a commercial process under which Remploy Employment Services would leave the public sector by March 2015.

  • Internships lead to permanent jobs

    Published on Wednesday, 16th July 2014

    Today, eight Leicester students with learning disabilities celebrated as they graduated from a nine month supported internship with Remploy, based at their head office in Leicestershire

  • Remploy opens new office in York

    Published on Tuesday, 17th June 2014

    An organisation that supports disabled and disadvantaged people into employment and training has opened a new office in York.

  • Remploy urges employers to focus on ability

    Published on Tuesday, 17th June 2014

    An organisation that supports disabled and disadvantaged people in to work and training is urging employers in Stirling to judge job seekers on their ability, not their disability.

  • Former soldier overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finds employment

    Published on Thursday, 5th June 2014

    An army veteran who battled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has successfully rebuilt his life with support from Remploy.

  • Remploy scoops prestigious award

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd June 2014

    Remploy is celebrating winning the professionalisation award at the ERSA Employability Awards 2014, sponsored by Shaw Trust

  • Remploy prepares to break through 100,000 jobs barrier

    Published on Friday, 23rd May 2014

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of employment services for disabled people, last year delivered 18,500 job outcomes for disabled and disadvantaged people making more than 80,000 in last five years.

  • Remploy wins accolade at Inaugural Ridi Awards

    Published on Monday, 19th May 2014

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist employment services, is celebrating winning the Agency Choice award at the first ever Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) awards.

  • Remploy volunteers lend a hand at Glasgow charity

    Published on Friday, 16th May 2014

    A community centre in Glasgow that promotes recovery from mental health conditions through activity and social contact, received a welcome boost when a team from Remploy spent a day volunteering at the centre.

  • Mental wellbeing's good for individuals & for business

    Published on Friday, 9th May 2014

    To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (12-18 May), Amanda McBurney from Remploy explains why it is vital that people with mental health conditions are helped to stay in work.

  • New job marks a welcome change in fortune for Terry

    Published on Friday, 4th April 2014

    A former Household Cavalryman, who was left permanently disabled by a freak accident that happened when he was returning from ceremonial duties, has a new job helping to transform the lives of other disabled people.

  • Job success at new Sainsbury store

    Published on Monday, 9th December 2013

    Fourteen people from Sunderland who have previously faced barriers to employment have just checked-in to new jobs at Sainsbury’s, thanks to a partnership between the retailer and Remploy.

  • Remploy one of 50 companies to sign forces Covenant

    Published on Monday, 11th November 2013

    Remploy, one of Britain’s leading providers of specialist employment support for disabled and disadvantaged people, is one of 50 companies to sign up to the Government’s new Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.

  • Job success at Diam

    Published on Tuesday, 5th November 2013

    Seven disabled people who experienced the frustration and stress of unemployment are celebrating being back in work with multi-national company, Diam.


    Published on Tuesday, 8th October 2013

    A Worcester man whose epilepsy resulted in him being unemployed for more than 10 years has finally landed his dream job, thanks to support from Remploy and the pub chain J D Wetherspoon.

  • Jaykishan is smiling again

    Published on Tuesday, 10th September 2013

    A Leicester man who experienced the frustration of five years' unemployment is back in work thanks to an innovative partnership between Remploy and Marks & Spencer.

  • Remploy taskforce gets to work at Arboretum

    Published on Friday, 2nd August 2013

    Volunteers from Remploy swapped office wear for gardening attire and laptops for pruning shears as they rolled up their sleeves in support of the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

  • William and Craig are back on parade

    Published on Tuesday, 30th July 2013

    Two Glasgow men, who struggled to find work when their Army careers ended, have rebuilt their lives with the help of a local support group and Remploy’s Armed Forces & Veterans service.

  • Disabled jobseekers on Work Programme

    Published on Thursday, 20th June 2013

    Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist employment support for disabled people, has responded to figures released today by ERSA (Employment Related Services Association) that show it is taking longer to help sick and disabled jobseekers on the go

  • Steve earns his wings at Remploy

    Published on Thursday, 13th June 2013

    A West Yorkshire man who lost a leg in a road traffic accident and later gave up work to become a carer has a new career – helping other disabled people find work!

  • Tim receives national award for living with diabetes

    Published on Monday, 10th June 2013

    A Leicester man who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was only 18 months old has received a national award for living with the illness for 50 years.

  • 2,000th candidate placed with Sainsbury’s

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2013

    A Dagenham woman who, for almost two decades, put being a mum ahead of having a career has become the 2,000th Remploy candidate to gain employment with Sainsbury’s since 2009.

  • Ian helps disabled school children in Kenya

    Published on Friday, 10th May 2013

    The volunteering efforts of a Nottinghamshire man have helped make a difference to a group of disabled school children in Kianjai, a small village in drought-stricken central Kenya.

  • 9 out of 10 benefit from mental health support service

    Published on Friday, 10th May 2013

    A service that provides in-work support for people with mental health conditions has helped nine out of 10 clients stay in employment since it was introduced 18 months ago, Remploy has revealed.

  • Nine Remploy candidates land tasty jobs at Subway

    Published on Wednesday, 24th April 2013

    Hull’s latest Subway sandwich store at the Paragon Interchange, which recently opened for business, now has a full complement of staff thanks to a recruitment partnership with Remploy.

  • Steven proves man for the job

    Published on Thursday, 17th January 2013

    A Chesterfield man who was told that his health condition made it unlikely he would ever work again is back in employment thanks to support from Remploy.

  • Partnership to help veterans with psychological wounds

    Published on Tuesday, 15th January 2013

    Partnership to help veterans with psychological wounds