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  • Merry Christmas from The Percy Hedley Foundation! 22.12.17 - Merry Christmas to all our wonderful supporters! Wishing you all a warm and peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at The Percy Hedley Foundation. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in 2017. We will continue to work towards achieving our vision of Achievement for All in 2018.
  • Hedleys Employability’s CAN Conference is a huge success 20.12.17 - The Change Attitudes Now Conference organised by Hedleys Employability proved to be a huge success at the beginning of December. There was a packed house of 200 at the Crowne Plaza in Newcastle for the event, which aimed to challenge the disability employment gap. The Government has pledged to halve the gap – currently 33.1 […]
  • Philip and Jessica visit Formica to see their artwork! 20.12.17 - Do you remember the amazing Poppy Picture made by Philip and Jessica at Hedleys Able 2? The artwork, which took 9 months to complete, was won in an auction at the CIPD North East Awards by Formica, who bid £1,000 for it. This week, Philip and Jessica were invited to visit Formica in North Shields […]
  • Employer in the Spotlight: Toby makes a big impression at Northumberland Virtual School 19.12.17 - Thanks to the support of employers across the North East, Hedleys Employability has placed many young people and adults within companies to gain valuable work experience in the last year. In a series of features, we go behind the scenes at some of the placements organised by the Hedleys Employability team to see how both […]

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