Specialist employment services provider Remploy has launched a campaign that aims to increase the number of people with learning disabilities in paid employment over the next 5 years. While 47% of all disabled people have a job, only about 7% of those with learning disabilities are in paid employment. Remploy’s campaign, launched to coincide with Learning Disability Week, aims to raise the rate to 10% over the next 5 years. In the campaign, Remploy is also seeking to persuade employers to adopt measures such as ‘working interviews’ where the jobseeker is given a trial over several weeks to establish their
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