Report reveals employers fearful of recruiting disabled people

May 2003
Management Services;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p8
Academic Journal
The 'Ready, Willing and Disabled' survey, by the national disability organization Scope, reveals several reasons why disabled people are more likely to be unemployed than others in Great Britain. These are employers' ignorance, fear and prejudice. Scope is utilizing the report to appeal for more action from businesses towards realizing equality for disabled people at work. Scope is also running a poster campaign which aims to further emphasize the problems disabled people confront in finding work.


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