One in four people in the UK are affected by a mental health problem at least once in their lifetime. When it comes to mental health in the workplace, it can be a huge challenge, at least one in six workers are affected by mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.
Carrying on the ‘HeX World Tour’, our Creative Director, James, went down to the London Accessibility Meetup on 23 August to talk about how the community can help local authorities when it comes to accessibility.
As our intrepid team departed for WordCamp Brighton (17-18 August), we took a look at what the word on the street is about WordCamp.
The HeX team gets about a bit in terms of WordCamp. Only this year, James has spoken at Belfast, Boston (USA) and now Brighton – although we’re not tied to just the ‘B’ places, we’re off to NYC in September and might rock up at Manchester WordCamp in October.
In the UK, around 9 million people are deaf or hard of hearing and according to the British Deaf Association, more than 151,000 people around the country use British Sign Language (BSL) at home to communicate with others.
Home of the Red Sox, the USS Constitution and the famous sitcom ‘Cheers’, Boston in Massachusetts, USA is famous for many reasons, but it wasn’t on HeX’s radar until July. That’s when our Creative Director, James, was asked to speak at Boston WordCamp.
As it’s National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (#NAW2018) we decided that today would be a great day to let you know how amazing an apprenticeship, in the career that you desire, really is. But don’t just take our word for it, as part of the celebratory week we’ve asked two members of the team, Ben and Jess about apprenticeships.
We’re looking forward to attending the TERMINALFOUR T44U 2018 conference in Leeds on Thursday (8 February).
Top on our agenda is talking to representatives from universities, hearing about their digital plans and finding new ways to help them achieve their web goals.