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The Disability Confident scheme supports employers like you to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to your workplace.
Join over 20,000 organisations that have signed up. Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses, networks and communities, and reaping the benefits of inclusive recruitment practices.
The scheme helps employers recruit and retain great people, and:
It also helps customers and other businesses identify those employers who are committed to equality in the workplace.
The scheme has 3 levels designed to support employers on their Disability Confident journey, these are:
All employers join the scheme at level 1(Disability Confident Committed), and progress through the levels as their confidence increases. The scheme is voluntary and access to the guidance, good practice and resources is completely free.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is a Disability Confident leader actively supporting their workforce. Watch the video to see how they were able to support Mo, a merchandiser, into work after 18 years of unemployment, and how the reasonable adjustments they introduced, have helped Christine stay in her role as Sales Manager, after her MS diagnosis.
Your organisation can benefit from joining a network of over 20,000 other organisations across the UK, that have already started their Disability and Inclusion journey.
What Disability Confident means to our members
Tony, a partner at KPMG, tells us how creating an inclusive workplace for disabled people is not only easy to do but also crucial to business success.
Louis and Ross from Lloyds Banking Group explain how working for a Disability Confident Leader benefits them, and the organisation.
More and more businesses are signing up to Disability Confident every week. The scheme helps them think differently about disability, and improve how they attract, recruit and retain disabled workers.