More than a quarter of offices do not have wheelchair access

YouGov survey shows

Adam Saville
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There are 1.2 million wheelchair users in the UK, according to the NHS, and many of them are struggling

A survey of more than 1,000 workers across the UK has revealed that 27% of offices do not have wheelchair access. The findings, a YouGov survey from Penketh Group, arrive just months after the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Scope released a good practice guide for employers to help them achieve equality for disabled people in the workplace. The study also revealed that 30% of 18-24 year olds do not think their office caters for people with varying disabilities, with 34% of workers wanting wheelchair access to be improved in the their workplace. In December, the BBC reporte...

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