About us

Practical Matters is a small, friendly organisation and supporting your needs is at the core of what we do.  We understand that no two people are alike, have varying needs and want different outcomes from life.  Practical Matters is all about providing a high quality, bespoke service for your needs.

If you are someone with a hidden/invisible disability looking to gain more independence in your life then check out our range of programmes here or get in touch today and see what we can offer you.

If you are an employer looking to hire someone with a disability or require support with anything, give us a call or send us an email.

Whatever you question we will get back to you, click here for our contact details.

Our Team

Rebecca

Rebecca’s qualifications include MSc in Mathematics and AAT Level 1 and 2 in Accounting.  Rebecca has worked in many sectors of finance from purchasing and sales ledgers to control accounts and end of year accounting.  Rebecca then moved into the charity sector in 2017 to project manage and deliver support to those who had additional barriers, helping them to gain access to much needed advice on their benefits, debts and other financial issues and support them with a career plan into education or employment.
 
At Practical Matters, Rebecca is responsible for all things finance, gaining financial support for the projects, supporting participants on their journeys and all employer training.
 
Outside of Practical Matters Rebecca enjoys playing with her dog, teaching mathematics privately and spending time at the coast.  To relax Rebecca likes to play sudoku type puzzles and completing jigsaw puzzles.

Jonathan

Jonathan started as a volunteer at his local Citizens Advice as the first port of call for clients to gain information, so is very knowledgeable in benefits and the various support available to people.
 
Since 2016 Jonathan has worked as an administrative officer within the civil service dealing with various types of sensitive data.
 
At Practical Matters Jonathan is responsible for the social media posts and supports the organisation in any way he can.
 
Outside of Practical Matters Jonathan enjoys collecting and playing retro games, spending time with his family, going to the beach and has an interest in film and cinema.

HOW WE ARE FUNDED

We are able to provide our services to individuals without charge because we gain grant income from various funders and our paid-for services. If you would like to help us continue providing our services we are on Easyfundraising, just click here to be taken to our page.

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