Employment

News and opinion on employment for people with disability.

Audio: Blind Woman Who Moved to UK For Work (Part 2)

Listen to part two of the interview with a blind woman who has moved to the UK for work as a journalist and details of discrimination in her career.

Deaf workers: one in four has quit a job because of...

Deaf people face extreme discrimination in their employment and in relation to finding jobs.

Losing wealth, health and life: how financial loss can have catastrophic...

Unaffordable home loans, poor financial advice and unmanageable consumer credit may have serious consequences for many Australians, beyond bankruptcy and debt.

Value revealed in disability talent as research shows morale and standards...

Employing people with disabilities helps make your whole workforce happier and have greater morale and performance.

DWP refuses to name charities set to earn millions from new...

The Department for Work and Pensions has refused to name the organisations being paid millions of pounds to help deliver its new disability employment programme across England and Wales.

Work early, work often: Importance of work and work-based experiences for...

The three-part campaign highlights the importance of work and work-based experiences in an individual’s transition to adulthood, particularly for young adults with disabilities.

Report: People with autism earn about half as much

Wage earners with autism unfortunately earn half as much as their non disabled counterparts.

Handbook to help Labour address widespread discrimination in party

Disabled party activists are hoping a new handbook will force Labour to confront its failure to comply with its legal duties to prevent disability discrimination.

[Research] Almost half of businesses apprehensive about hiring people with disabilities

Almost half of UK businesses admit to being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they won’t be able to do the job and concerns about making inappropriate comments or actions.

When the sheltered workshop closes

The move from a facility-based approach to integrated community employment supports.