Disability in the workplace

We are committed to helping businesses create an inclusive working enviroment to support people with disabilities and hope the information below is useful.

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  • EmployAbility helps employers find the most talented workforce and to match the right person to the right role. They will provide customers with advice, including disability awareness training, and ongoing support throughout the whole employment process and strive to create a positive outcome for both a business and their employee.
  • Disability Rights UK has a wealth of resources for careers and work for disabled people.
  • Clear Talents helps organisations identify and manage reasonable adjustments for job applicants, employees and students.
  • Careers with Disabilities can help you find disability friendly employers.
  • Sense supports people with complex disabilities to find worthwhile employment through training, apprenticeships and supported internships. 
  • GOV.UK details disability rights for employment, including, reasonable adjustments in the workplace, recruitment, redundancy and retirement rights.
  • The Mental Health Foundation is a leading mental health charity for research, policy and improving services. It offers a range of training and courses for individuals and employers.
  • Access to Work is a government initiative providing advice and practical support to the disabled who are employed, self employed, or unemployed and about to start a job or work scheme.
  • The Equality and Human Rights Commission has details around the Equality Law for businesses that sell goods.
  • The GOV.UK website has interactive guidance to help you understand what support workers with long term disabilities will need from their workplace.
  • The Disability Confident scheme encourages employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people.
  • Unsure how to support disability in your workplace? ACAS has resources to educate your business in supporting disability in the workplace.
  • More information on reasonable adjustments, including examples, is in Chapter 6 of the Equality Act 2010 Code of Practice.