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Disabled workforce | EXCLUSIVE: MP calls on more businesses to employ disabled workers

EXCLUSIVE: MP calls on more businesses to employ disabled workers

Grant Shapps MP has called on businesses to consider employing more disabled people saying that employers who do “often tell [him] that they get a better level of work and greater loyalty.”

Speaking exclusively to HR Grapevine, at a Disability Confident meeting, the DWP scheme dedicated to getting employers to take steps to attract, recruit and retain disabled workers, the ex-Minister for International Development explained that, at a time when some businesses cite problems with talent attraction, employers shouldn’t be discriminating against certain sections of the workforce.

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