Julie Fernandez

The Support I Get So That I Can Work Might Be Taken Away

Julie Fernandez | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Julie Fernandez

I'm disabled, I work six days a week running my own craft business, and I employ 11 people. I also have a successful media career. I'm only able to do all of this because I get support under the government's Access to Work scheme - but I'm totally stressed out at the moment because it's under review and I've been told that it might be taken away.

Isn't It Time We Got Over Being Awkward About Disability?

Julie Fernandez | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK
Julie Fernandez

I think able bodied people are in denial about their thoughts and feelings towards us - they don't want to deal with the thought process, so they shut it out. Well, we are here! And with medical advances and people living longer, there are only going to be more of us! So maybe it's time for people to start coming to terms with their feelings about disability.

Savile Abuse 'Could Span Six Decades And 60 Victims'

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Jimmy Savile's alleged catalogue of abuse could have spanned six decades and included around 60 victims, police said. The scandal has mushroomed si...

340 Lines Of Inquiry And 40 Victims In Jimmy Savile Police Probe

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Police are pursuing 340 lines of inquiry and speaking with as many as 40 victims in the probe into sexual abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile. ...

Actress From 'The Office' Makes Savile Abuse Allegation

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

A disabled actress best known for her role in 'The Office' claimed Jimmy Savile groped her when she appeared as a teenager on 'Jim'll Fix It'. Juli...