Hidden Talent

Many small businesses who struggle to recruit the skills they need could source from an often overlooked source of talented employees…those with a disability..

In numbers

6 Million.

The number of people of working age in the UK who are disabled or have a health condition, according to the government’s Disability Confident campaign.


The proportion of disabled people who acquire their disability while at work (disability confident)


The number of vacancies that small businesses can’t fill because of a lack of relevant skills (Centre for Economic and Business Research)

Source: www.businessdisabilityforum.org.uk


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