FEL & FTA Awarded Disability Confident Employer Status

On 4th July 2023 Fashion-Enter Ltd was, once again, awarded ‘Disability Confident Employer’ status. The new certificate will run until 30th June 2026.

This means that Fashion-Enter Ltd (FEL) and its family of brands including; Fashion Technology Academy and FC Designer Workspace:
• has undertaken and successfully completed the Disability Confident self-assessment
• are taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident employer
• are offering at least one activity to get the right people for their business and at least one activity to keep and develop their staff

The adapted overlocker for Angela

The FEL team work incredibly hard to ensure the workplace and educational facility is open to all. Former Level 2 Pattern Cutting learner and part-time tutor Angela is a wheelchair user and has Special Aids and Equipment in place to support her. She said: “I am very happy and grateful for the adaption on the overlocker. I am now able to use the overlocker at Fashion-Enter.”

FEL Deputy CEO Jackie Bertram added: “Fashion-Enter Ltd and the FTA are incredibly proud to create an environment where learners and staff can reach their full potential. Just small changes can make a big difference to an individual as this amendment to an overlock machine has shown. Angela is key to our delivery team and this change allows her to continue to develop and achieve her own professional goals.”