Attracting Talent for the Music Industry: Accessible Employment Guide

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Research suggests that disabled people remain hugely underrepresented at all levels of the UK music industry, despite significant increases in disabled audiences at live music events and the fact that 19% of working adults are considered disabled under the Equality Act. More concerningly, a study published by UK Music in April 2021 found that one in five disabled […]

People, Not Tick Boxes – MIND call to reform the disability benefits system


When people get the right support from the benefits system it can be life changing. However too often those of us with mental health problems are going without the support we need. Our report sets out what we’ve heard from hundreds of people with mental health problems, and sets out a case for five changes that […]

A National Strategy for Disabled People to remove barriers and increase participation


The Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit is working across government and with disabled people to develop a National Strategy for Disabled People. The Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit is working with government colleagues, disabled people, disabled people’s organisations, charities and businesses to achieve practical changes that will remove barriers and increase participation. A key focus is the […]