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According to the Valuable 500, 54% of companies have an active disability inclusion accessibility policy.

The disabled community is no minority, estimated at 1.3 billion people, yet people with disabilities are routinely facing a growing list of discriminations, from shrinking wages to escalating living costs.

Disabled workers were among the hardest hit during the pandemic, and now millions of disabled workers face a living standards emergency – with lower pay than non-disabled workers, but higher energy and transport costs.

The research reveals encouraging progress towards disability inclusion across all business processes, from recruitment to advertising, with 81% of respondents declaring an improvement on their pre-pandemic disability strategies. 

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A consideration of disability is now central to many recruitment processes, to improve disabled representation and foster an inclusive work ethos from the offset. [...]

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