Chris Kingsbury is Mental Health Partnership Lead for Remploy Limited, providers of the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service for employees and apprentices across England, Scotland and Wales.
Not familiar with Remploy? Then you might be surprised to learn that they have been providing jobs and support for disabled people for seventy years.
Remploy started on April 7 1945 as the Disabled Persons Employment Corporation. However, that name quickly changed in 1946 to Remploy – from the term re-employ.
Remploy is passionate and committed to supporting disabled and disadvantaged people to lead fully independent and inclusive lives through sustainable employment. Equipping people with the confidence and skills they need to build successful careers, while working with employers and other organisations to drive forward equality for disabled people in the workplace.