This encompasses priorities around:
- supporting groups that are under-represented in the labour market, including disabled people, who were disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
- initiatives to support people from these groups to start, stay, and succeed in work
transforming support for disabled people and people with health conditions to promote independent living and improve the customer experience
- influencing positive employer behaviours and promote good Occupational Health practice to help people maintain attachment to the labour market
Send correspondence and further questions to email@example.com.
This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:
The UK Government aims to get one million more disabled people into paid work by 2027. Small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) dominate the UK business population and have been a more robust employer of the unemployed c...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Leeds
The project directly addresses the question by exploring the experiences of disabled people in SMEs, the attitudes of employers, and the potential benefits of promoting schemes like Access to Work.
Beth Kume-Holland is the award-winning founder and CEO of Patchwork Hub, a disabled-led, female-led social enterprise and tech platform working to create a more accessible and inclusive future of work. Developed out of ...
Funded by: Innovate UK
Lead research organisation: Patchwork Hub Ltd
The project partially addresses the question by developing an accessible job platform and services for employers, but does not directly address the engagement of health professionals or existing employer policies.
The policy issue: In Europe and Canada, policymakers are facing particular challenges related to rising life expectancy, a shift in the age profile of the population and the consequent increase in the prevalence of chron...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Liverpool
The project partially addresses the question by researching health inequalities and strategies for extending working life, but does not directly address the engagement of employers or specific employer policies.