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Disabled people frozen out of work

Almost three-quarters (73%) of disabled workers in the UK have stopped working because of a disability or health condition, according to disability charity Leonard Cheshire

The findings revealed a difficult landscape for individuals with disabilities. Sixty-six per cent of managers said that the cost of workplace adjustments are a barrier to employing a person with disabilities – up from 60% in 2017.

Almost three-quarters (73%) of disabled workers in the UK have stopped working because of a disability or health condition, according to disability charity Leonard Cheshire

The findings revealed a difficult landscape for individuals with disabilities. Sixty-six per cent of managers said that the cost of workplace adjustments are a barrier to employing a person with disabilities – up from 60% in 2017.

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April 15, 2019

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