Employment

News and opinion on employment for people with disability.

How businesses are measuring and improving access for disabled people in...

The government has launched the Dubai Disability Strategy 2020, which aims to improve the experiences of people with disabilities in relation to a number of key areas including health, education and employment.

Video catches McVey’s misleading claims about disability job stats

It is only under the “work-limiting disabled” definition that the number of disabled people in employment rose, from 2,839,000 to 2,885,000.

Government must do more on disability employment

The government must do more to offer incentives to businesses to take on disabled people as employees, and to tackle the barriers that prevent them finding jobs, according to cross-party MPs.

Three key rules for accessible businesses

Organisations are missing out on a vast pool of talent by failing to recruit employees with disabilities. These employees will often be great problem-solvers and will provide you with a different perspective.

Labour must act on ‘shameful’ lack of disabled people on NEC...

A leading Labour activist has called for action to address disability discrimination within the party and the “shameful” lack of disabled people on its ruling national body.

An interest rate rise may put thousands at risk of mental...

Not only do we need comprehensive strategies for helping people cope with psychological difficulties directly, but it is important to recognise that mental health links to the economy.

Why Society Is Making People With Disabilities Sick

An article about how the conditions for housing, employment and welfare that disabled people have inflicted upon them by society are making their health far worse.

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.

DPOs ask May for meeting over lack of progress on UN...

Disabled people's organisations (DPOs) have accused the government of maintaining a "head-in-the-sand denial" of its failure to protect disabled people’s human rights.

Why you should hire someone with an intellectual disability

Discussion of the wide ranging benefits for both the employer and the person with an intellectual disability of being hired and given a job.