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Employment: Disability

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 155713, tabled on 19 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that it retains its leader status in the disability confident employer scheme.

Answered on

27 April 2022

The Department achieved Disability Confident Leader status in 2017 and undertook a further self-assessment in 2020, which was validated by Business Disability Forum. The Department regularly reviews the self-assessment and feedback to ensure that BEIS continues to meet the criteria.