Welcome to UKSEABLE.
a mutual support network for entrepreneurs and aspiring
who have disabilities or long term health conditions which
of UKSEABLE has been made possible thanks to a Shackleton
Leadership Award which has provided the initial funding
required to set
up the network and to provide support to disabled
entrepreneurs for a
period of one year. This award was made to me as an
and I am extremely grateful to the Trustees of the Shackleton
Foundation for this help in making UKSEABLE into a reality.
will operate primarily as an email discussion group, though
with individual email and telephone contact between members of
group. The email group, called UKSEDP, will be a useful
discussions on many subjects relating to running a small
business as a
specialist group of professional experts will be
These will be disabled entrepreneurs who offer various
disability related services to other disabled
thinking behind this is that the best support for disabled
entrepreneurs can only be provided by other people who are
disabled entrepreneurs and who are being paid for their goods
initial year of UKSEABLE, ways will be sought to turn the
a viable and sustainable business in its own right. The
is not to run a one year project but to initiate an ongoing
disabled entrepreneurs for the future.
am responsible for delivery of the UKSEABLE project.
other individuals with specialist small business and
skills are actively being sought to join with me in running