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Untapped Talent

Many disabled people want more opportunities to get into work. Together we can make this happen.

Read our top tips for employers on hiring disabled people.

Currently just half of disabled people in the UK are employed (51%) — compared with eight in 10 non-disabled people (81%).

Last year, our research revealed that one in five employers said they would be less likely to employ a disabled person. Of those line managers who are less likely to employ a disabled person, almost three in four would be concerned they would struggle to do the job.

We know that disabled people have a multitude of skills and are an asset to the workplace.

What we want

We are calling on the government and employers to recognise the huge potential that disabled people bring.

Read out top tips on recruiting disabled people, and share it with your employer.

The search for talent should have no boundaries.