Stories of Equity in the Workplace

In England, 62 percent of people with learning disabilities want to work, but can’t find a job. According to Mencap, a UK-based nonprofit for people with a learning disability, only 6 percent of people with a known learning disability have paid employment. That compares to more than 80 percent of the population that does not have a declared disability being employed. 

As part of the Diversity in Beer Writing Grant series, Laura Hadland wrote a story about how one UK brewery offers a rare opportunity to tackle the disability employment gap.

About Laura Hadland: Laura Hadland is a British writer and photographer who uses beer as a lens to examine community, place, and heritage. Her first book, ’50 Years of CAMRA,’ was named the Best Beer Book in the World at the 2022 Gourmand Awards.

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Author: Bryan Roth

Beer enthusiast and homebrewer.

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