Rethinking Employment Support for Disabled Jobseekers

Published: March 2017

Based on the experience of the last few decades, one of the biggest challenges that faces the new Prime MinisterĀ is delivering a labour market and economy that works for disabled people. The Government has already committed to the ambition of halving the disability employment gap but, given that the gap has remained constant for at least the last 15 years and that halving it now would mean increasing the number of disabled people in work by over 1.2 million, this is a significant challenge.

This report delves into the issues surrounding the government’s proposals for providing employment support to disabled jobseekers, and explores the reasons why an urgent re-consideration of its approach is necessary.

Click here to read our report.