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At lunchtime on Wednesday 6 November, The Institution of Engineering & Technology (The IET) will be in the Hub to answer any questions you may have on membership and professional registration (CEng, IEng, ICT Tech and Eng Tech (plus forthcoming opportunity to gain CITP).
The IET have recently launched an “Advantage” programme for developing Engineers and IT professionals. Targeted at those who have graduated in the last five years, it provides a goal driven approach to your development and gaining your professional registration. The programme also provides significant reduction on membership fees.
For experienced engineers & IT professionals, The IET has revised its professional registration processes making them more user friendly without devaluing the standard. Subsequently there has been a significant rise in the number of engineers and IT professionals registering with The IET.
Fellowship of The IET is for individuals who have demonstrated sustained achievements in their profession. Innovative thinking is a characteristic of engineers and technicians. An IET Fellow is defined by it. Whether you are an existing or prospective member of The IET, they will be happy to provide some guidance on the most appropriate route for you to gain some formal professional recognition.
You could make a difference to the lives of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Could you donate 4 hours a week to make a difference to the lives of 96 children, young people and vulnerable adults a year?
We need professionals like you to be Appropriate Adult Volunteers. Representatives from Anglia Care Trust will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Wednesday 30 October to answer your questions.
You can gain additional skills including the opportunity to enhance your communication and listening skills and ability to be assertive and confident in challenge circumstances. To help you in your professional life ACT is there is make volunteering easy, providing you with the level of support you need, provide full training and meet the cost of all expenses incurred.
What is the role?
The role of the Appropriate Adult allows you to support individuals in custody, ensuring they understand what is happening and providing reassurance at a difficult time.
Call 01473 213140 or visit Anglia Care Trust for further information.
A Cancer Research UK charity bag distribution service will be available lunchtime in the Hub and Amigo’s between 12:00-14:00 on Monday 28 October.
iDisect will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Tuesday 29 October.
The Anglia Care Trust are looking for professionals like you to be an Appropriate Adult volunteer. A representative from Anglia Care Trust will be in the Hub lunchtime on Wednesday 30 October to answer your questions and provide information on this volunteering opportunity.
The Cancer Research UK donation station will be available lunchtime in the Hub and Amigo’s between 12:00-14:00 on Thursday 31 October. Bring your bag to the donation station no later than 16.00.
A Cancer Research UK charity bag distribution service will be available lunchtime in the Hub and Amigo’s between 12:00-14:00 on Monday 28 October. Simply collect a bag from one of these locations, dig out your unwanted items, in particular clothes, books, puzzles, any pre-loved items that can be resold in shops and not likely to break during transport. Bring your bag to the donation station in the Hub on Thursday 31October no later than 16:00. If you can help with bag distribution or the donation station, please contact Mary Hills.
Simplyhealth will be in the Hub lunchtime from 21-22 October. Their range of health insurance plans cover individuals, families and businesses. Representatives will be promoting their healthcare cash plan and on hand to explain the scheme and how you can join.
The Woodbridge Complimentary Health Centre are visiting the Hub on Wednesday 23 October from 11:00-14:00. Come and find out more about the therapies offered at the Centre and perhaps try a few!
RSPB Minsmere will be in the Hub lunchtime on Thursday 24 October. Come and meet Joe Gaze to talk about what you can do to “Give Nature a Home” in your garden, and the activities Minsmere will be running over the Autumn half term.
Come and talk to Joe Gaze from RSPB Minsmere in the Hub at lunchtime on Thursday 24 October about what you can do to Give Nature a Home in your garden, and the activities Minsmere will be running over the Autumn half term.
Representatives from the Woodbridge Complimentary Health Centre will be in the Hub from 11.00-14.00 on Wednesday 23 October.
Please come along and meet them and find out more about the therapies offered at the Centre. You may even be able to try a few.
Get cash back on everyday healthcare costs
Simplyhealth is working with BT to give employees a cash plan at preferential rates.
The Simply Cash Plan helps you budget for the costs of visits to the dentist, optician, physiotherapist and a number of other healthcare professionals from only £5.25 a month (up to annual limits). Whether it’s a check-up, treatment or an emergency, we’ll give you cash back up to your annual limits.
- 100% cash back on your dental and optical bills, up to your annual limits
- 75% cash back towards complementary therapies, up to your annual limits – including physiotherapy, acupuncture, chiropractic treatments
- Up to four resident children, who are under 18 are covered for FREE
- No GP referral needed
How does it work?
Send us your claim form and receipt after your treatment and we will transfer the money back into your account in just a few days.
Speak to Simplyhealth representative Joanne White (07770 604726), who will be in the Hub on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October, between 11.00-14.00, or for more information please call 0800 980 7893.
Are you working on voice projects? Malden will be in the Hub on Tuesday 15 October. Come and see them to find out what they can provide to help your projects
The BT Accessibility Practice will be hosting an accessibility event on Wednesday 16 October. They will be raising awareness of accessibility solutions to those in Adastral Park, the support available to disabled BT employees and customers and empowering BT people to deal with accessibility and inclusion in their own workplace.
The Suffolk Police Community Support Officers will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Thursday 17 October.
The BT Accessibility Practice will be hosting an Accessibility event in the Hub at Adastral Park between 11.00-14.00 on Wednesday 16 October.
The main objectives of the event are to raise visibility of accessibility solutions to those in Adastral Park, the support available to disabled BT employees & customers and empower BT people to deal with accessibility and inclusion in their own workplace
There will also be representatives from able2 and the Age & Disability Research Programme.
The event is open to anyone and would be particularly suitable to those with a disability looking for a reasonable adjustment, managers with staff who require a reasonable adjustment and those with an interest in accessibility.
The following stands will be available to visit:
BT Accessibility Practice
The BT Accessibility Practice acts as a central point of focus for IT accessibility within BT and is responsible for ensuring that BT people who require an IT reasonable adjustment have a simple route to enable this.
There will be advice available on assistive technology, desktop hardware such as mice, keyboards, and headsets.
BT Age & Disability Research Programme
BT’s research team will be on hand to talk about accessibility research.
A representative from able2 will be in attendance providing advice on what they can offer BT employees.