Organizations accomodating people with disabilies
Older workers often have a vast amount of experience, knowledge and skill.
By not retaining older workers you can face a loss of output and extra recruitment costs.
Historically there has been a significant gap between the proportion of disabled people employed compared with non-disabled people.
Encouraging applications from disabled people is good for business.
An individual can take you to an employment tribunal if they think you have not made reasonable adjustments.You must make job adverts accessible to all those who can do the job, whether or not they are disabled.When writing job adverts: Sign up to the Disability Confident scheme and you can use the Disability Confident symbol on adverts to show that you encourage applications from disabled people.A disabled person is defined as someone with a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ effect on their ability to do normal daily activities (Equality Act 2010).Nearly 7 million people of working age in the UK are disabled or have a health condition.