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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3250″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]The purpose of Disability Confident is to support and encourage employers to attract, recruit, retain and promote disabled people. It has been developed with support from: disabled people, disability organisations and employers and is designed as a journey, providing employers with free advice, guidance and information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/q5iMxRhpGnk”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][heading tagline=”Disability comes in many forms” title=”Disability Facts”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3190″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]The working age disability employment rate was 54% in in July 2020, up by 10 percentage points since 2013[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3189″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]Less than 10% of disabled people use wheelchairs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3191″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]Over half of workplaces are missing out because they are excluding disabled talent.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3192″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]Hearing loss is a major public health issue affecting 10 million people.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3193″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]Approximately 250 people begin losing their sight everyday.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3194″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][vc_column_text]The working age disability employment rate was 54% in in July 2020, up by 10 percent since 2013.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

6% of new public appointments were made to individuals declaring a disability (compared with 7% in 2017/18 and 6% in 2016/17)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In January 2021 Guardian Edge Limited has dedicated our commitment to becoming a Disability Confident Employer. We believe no one should be discriminated against for their disabilities. We will continue to strive to a better standing committing to becoming a Disability Confident Employer and eventually a Leader. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”3297″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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