Employing disabled people can improve the performance of your workforce

22nd November 2016

Did you know that a recent report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development has shown that disabled employees outperform their colleagues in a range of areas, including professional ambition and motivation? If your business is looking to strengthen its workforce, don't miss out on this great pool of talent.

Opportunity Sheffield is offering tailored recruitment support and funding at Opportunity Sheffield Disability Works. Encouraging applications from disabled people and retaining people who acquire a disability can be good for your business. It can help you to: > increase the number of high quality applicants available > bring additional skills and a different approach to problem solving > reflect the customers you serve Kay Clements, manager at Royal Mail says: -Our experience of employing disabled people has been really positive. It makes a real difference to be a disability employer and there's support available like the Access to Work programme which has helped many employees stay in work through small adjustments. Employing disabled people will add another dimension to your workforce. Read more about how Royal Mail is seeing the potential of disabled talent in Sheffield. Register now here and specialist advisors from Opportunity Sheffield will contact you. Alternatively phone 0114 276 0039 for further information.

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