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  • We have moved!
    We have moved!

    After nearly 16 years, we have moved from our old home in Ardwick to our new premises at Abraham Moss.

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  • Spirit of Manchester Awards
    Spirit of Manchester Awards

    Held on 26 Sept, The Spirit of Manchester Awards 2013 were the first in a new series of awards for Manchester's voluntary and community sector. We were both delighted and honoured to win the 'Contribution to the voluntary and community sector' Award.

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  • Jackie Driver Chair of Breakthrough UK is listed as one of the most influencial disabled people in the country.
    Jackie Driver Chair of Breakthrough UK is listed as one of the most influencial disabled people in the country.

    We are pleased and proud to announce that Jackie Driver, Chair of Breakthrough UK and Head of Good Relations at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has been voted into fifteenth place out of the 200 most influential disabled people in the country.

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  • Contribute to Our Policy Work
    Contribute to Our Policy Work

    We are now expanding our database of disabled people who may be interested in shaping policies, changing legislation and influencing positive change in key organisations such as local authorities, healthcare settings and social services. We are looking for local disabled people who would be interested in contributing – in a way that suits you – to research projects, consultation responses and reports.

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  • National Independent Living Awards 2012: And the winners are...
    National Independent Living Awards 2012: And the winners are...

    After waiting in anticipation we are now proud to announce the Winners of the 2012 National Independent Living Awards.

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  • Disability Equality Action Training
    Disability Equality Action Training

    Disability Equality Action Training can help your organisation or business to be more inclusive and meet legal requirements, improve your communications with disabled customers and colleagues, identify and remove disabling barriers for disabled customers and colleagues and provide better services.

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  • Disability and Unemployment
    Disability and Unemployment

    Current discussions on disability and employment tend to focus on the Remploy factory closures: this Breakthrough piece outlines that, though really important they’re not the whole story, and employment has many more dimensions and impacts on the majority of disabled people.

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  • Breakthrough are Investors in People
    Breakthrough are Investors in People

    Breakthrough UK is delighted to announce that we have been awarded both the Silver Award and the Health & Wellbeing Award from Investors in People.

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  • Disability Motivated Crime & Harassment Training
    Disability Motivated Crime & Harassment Training

    Breakthrough UK has now developed a programme for social housing providers on Disability Motivated Crime in the Social Housing Setting, following the recent Equality and Human Rights Commission Inquiry into disability-related harassment.

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Latest News

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  • Policy E-Bulletin We send out a regular e-bulletin covering policy developments around disability, employment and independent living. Our latest edition came out on 17.04.14 17 April 2014
  • Older E-Bulletins On this page you will find all the policy e-bulletins we have produced since 2010 17 April 2014
  • Voice Network Event In support of European Independent Living Day 2014, Breakthrough UK is holding a workshop for disabled people living in Greater Manchester on 7 May 2014. 17 April 2014
  • Other Vacancies This page shows job vacancies from other organisations and our partners. 10 April 2014
  • Employment Support for Disabled People in Liverpool 8 April 2014
  • Personal Health Budgets Do you receive support from the NHS for your Continuing Healthcare needs or from your local authority for social care needs? If so read on for important NEW information about your rights. 1 April 2014
  • Work Capability Assessment Action Group Event - Work Capability Assessments: They aren’t working. 08/04/2014 in Central Manchester 25 March 2014
  • Work for Us Breakthrough UK Ltd regularly require new staff to meet our business needs and demand for our services which support and enable Disabled People to live Independently and exercise more control over their lives and support needs. 13 February 2014
 
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