Understanding The Need

During the six months prior to launching Stripy Lightbulb CIC last September, I undertook extensive market research and I did a SWOT analysis. As is the case for a majority of businesses I’m sure. However, how many businesses discover that there is no equivalent worldwide? I did. It was my equivalent of Starbucks doing their …

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Invisible Disability Discrimination

A research study conducted by the Crohn’s and Colitis UK charity was published today, the study looked into the discrimination experienced by people suffering from invisible disabilities. This is of particular interest to Stripy Lightbulb and myself as an M.E./C.F.S. patient as M.E./C.F.S. is an invisible disability. The study concluded that Crohn’s and Colitis patients experienced …

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Independent Social Enterprise

Stripy Lightbulb CIC

Stripy Lightbulb CIC is not affiliated to any particular M.E./C.F.S. charity and this decision was not taken lightly by our Directors. As you will see when you take part in our e-training, M.E./C.F.S. is a complex condition that is surrounded by wide-ranging complicated social and economic issues. This means that each individual charity and advocacy …

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Expertise

Why should you do OUR e-training? Our Founder and Managing Director Sally has M.E./C.F.S herself. In fact, she has had the condition twice. Both in her childhood and for the past 12 years. She has also been a global M.E./C.F.S. campaigner with her fun advocacy brand (turned not-for-profit) ME Foggy Dog. She has personally experienced …

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#Valuable500 – Putting disability on the business leadership agenda.

Firstly we, Stripy Lightbulb CIC, think #Valuable500 has amazing potential for increasing inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We hope it lives up to their Twitter bio which states –  #Valuable500 exists to release the social & economic potential of 1.3 billion people. What is #Valuable?  It launched 24 January 2019. https://businessdisabilityforum.org.uk/media-centre/news/the-valuable-500-launches-at-the-world-economic-forum-annual-summit What concerns Stripy Lightbulb CIC …

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Unique Online Training Platform

Welcome to Stripy Lightbulb CIC’s first blog post! Our online training platform is launching on 27th March 2019 (Definitely a date to put in your diary. FYI 2 days before Brexit, if that’s easier to remember!). We are currently working hard in the background, creating our amazing e-learning content, and recording our podcast ‘Lightbulb Moments‘. …

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