Coronavirus: Disabled job hunters ‘should not be forgotten’
11 July 2020
- Coronavirus pandemic
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image captionDisabled people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed than those without a disability and charity Scope fears that could get worse
Although lockdown restrictions are beginning to ease, its effects, particularly on employment could be felt for years to come.
The number of workers on UK payrolls dropped by more than 600,000 between March and May, meaning more people looking for work, while the number of job vacancies fell by 342,000.