Understanding the UK's disability employment gap

There are over 11 million people in the UK with a disability and these disabilities can prove to be a serious barrier to gaining employment.

Without having first-hand experience of these barriers to employment it can be difficult to understand the true extent of the problem, so here we take a look at some of the numbers behind the issue.

For further reading on the disability employment gap, take a look at how the start-up world is tackling the problem and Richard Branson’s views on the importance of a truly inclusive workplace.

For more on the barriers that people face when looking for employment, head to the Breaking Barriers homepage.

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