The Business Case for the Employment of Disabled People
A two year research project which was funded by the European Social Fund under HE ESF Objective 3: Equal Opportunities in the Labour Market
Principal Researcher: Dr Ardha Danieli
The research project aims to:
establish the extent of the employment of disabled people over recent years and currently within one private and one public sector organisation and thepositions occupied by disabled employees.
examine any differences in perceptions amongst different stakeholders on the desirability and possibility of implementing the business case for disabledpeople at organisational level.
identify any perceptual, structural and procedural barriers to the implementation of the business case
make recommendations for overcoming any barriers in order to help increase the proportion of disabled people in employment.
The project adopted a participatory methodology in order to provide findings which can be used by the various stakeholders within the two participating organisations and other interested parties. A full description of the project can be downloaded here
A summary report of the project findings can be downloaded here