Benefits of employing vision impaired people

Recruiting and keeping talented disabled people in your workforce is good for business. The benefits of employing disabled people include:

  • potential skills your business can’t do without
  • research shows that they’re as productive as their colleagues
  • increased understanding of disability and help change attitudes
  • giving disabled people the opportunity to reach their potential
  • improving employee morale by showing that you treat all employees fairly


Find out more about how to attract, recruit and keep disabled employees on GOV.UK

If you're interested in employing or offering work experience to a vision impaired person, call 020 3198 0225 or email


Published: October 2017

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Treating disabled employees fairly

A vision impairment, or any other disability, should not stand in the way of work. Equality laws protect disabled people to make sure that they aren’t at a disadvantage at work. This applies when they’re applying for or doing a job.
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