The final article in our series on the staffing crisis in hospitality looks at how employers can adapt their workplace to be more welcoming to staff members with disabilities and special needs. Vincent Wood reports
While the unemployment rate among jobseekers for the country stands at 3.7%, the figure rises to 9.3% when only considering people with disabilities actively looking for a job. Of the nearly one million people with learning disabilities in the UK, only 6% are in paid employment – including only 15% of people with autism and Asperger's.
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