Ofsted rating celebrates inclusion and guides development of our Supported Internship programme

bemix received its first Ofsted report as a Specialist Post-16 Provider following our first Oftsed inspection in May 2019. Read more

Going beyond expectations in our work in Eco Shed

Every individual member contributes to the project. We focus here on some of the people who have taken up the challenge and created some beautiful work recently. Read more

bemix are back at Festability!

"Where music meets disability" - a vibrant festival in Birchington, Kent on Saturday 11th May. Come and join us! Read more

Banging the drum!

Tom Wiles is a freelance drummer who has been using support from Life Choices to develop his drumming business, set up a new website and prepare for a gig at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London. Read more

Proactive inclusion benefits everyone long-term

We find out how one of our students, Robert, has settled and progressed in his workplace at creative agency, Zest. Read more

People with learning difficulties have the power to effect positive change

We work together to use the power we have as an organisation to make choices that support equality, encourage inclusion and protect the freedom of people, animals and the environment. Read more

Eco Shed member "branches" out into chainsaw art

Garry joined The Chainsaw Wizard for work experience in producing larger artworks. Read more

Discovery Catering - Pop-up Cafés

We want your feedback on how we can improve our monthly café for the wider community. Read more

Climbing the Mountain of our Fears

Will grows in confidence as he conquers his fear of heights with the Be Seen, Be Heard group. Read more

Working Together to Improve Counselling

We attended and ran workshops in Canterbury, and at the International Conference for Pluralism in Counselling in London. Read more

Valuing Disability: In conversation with..... the document warehouse

We find out how our Supported Internships partners, the document warehouse, value disability in their work. Read more

Being Seen - Supporting Community Sustainability

Providing a quality service making bespoke, handmade products for the community is at the heart of what we do at Eco Shed, so we love being able to support other projects that bring the community together. Read more

Intern Conner helps launch new Holiday Park facilities in Sheerness

Staff at Golden Leas Holiday Park have provided the supportive working environment to enable Conner to contribute to the success of transforming the park for residents and visitors. Read more

Plastic in our Oceans - Leila's campaign

Leila has been using her time in the Media group to raise awareness about the harmful effects of plastic in the ocean. She recently made a radio show which aired on Dover Community Radio. Read more

Disabled Access Day - Saturday 16th March

We are celebrating the organisations that make sure they are accessible all year round, meaning people with learning difficulties and/or autism can be seen, be heard and belong in every part of society. Read more

Molly's Apprenticeship - Women in Work

As we end National Apprentice Week on International Women's Day, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of the wonderful women in our workforce, Apprentice Business Administrator, Molly. Read more

Work Placement to Apprenticeship to Work Coach; Jason's Journey

Jason's journey with bemix has seen him join as part of a work placement, progress to volunteering and supporting others, secure an apprenticeship and find full time employment as a Work Coach and Teaching Assistant. Read more

Valuing Disability - In conversation with... The Pentagon Centre

We find out how our Supported Internships partners at The Pentagon Centre view and value disability in their business. Read more

Being Seen and Belonging to the Westgate Hall Community

We are proud to belong to the Westgate Hall community. We can be seen at the Hall running a monthly pop-up cafe, serving affordable, vegetarian food. Read more

Valuing Disability Business of the Year - Now closed to entries

The 2019 Kent Excellence in Business Awards are now open for entries. Does your employer value and welcome the contribution and talents of disabled employees? AWARDS NOW CLOSED TO ENTRIES Read more

From Volunteer to Work Coach - Jason's Journey

Jason joined the Supported Internships team in September 2017 as a volunteer Teaching Assistant. One year later, he's now employed in the team as a Work Coach. Read more

Risky Business Drama Group Welcomes Actor with Down's Syndrome as New Supporter

Professional actor, Sam Barnard, has recently joined the bemix workforce as Supporter for Risky Business, our performing arts group. Read more

Support our vision this Christmas

Find out about our festive events and other opportunities to support our work this Christmas. Read more

Being seen brewing up a storm

Oscar Woodham from Swale has bagged himself the work placement that many people can only dream about. He's working with independent beer brewers, Boutilliers. Read more