The disability gap: Insecure work in the UK

Think tank: The Work Foundation

Author(s): Aman Navani; Rebecca Florisson; Melanie Wilkes

June 30, 2023

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation presents new analysis of labour market data showing disabled workers more likely to be in severely insecure work.

New analysis of UK labour market data reveals disabled workers are 1.5 times more likely than non-disabled workers to be in severely insecure work. Some groups are particularly disadvantaged, including autistic workers, female disabled workers, and those with mental health conditions.