Business owner Richard Shakespeare
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Hard times for disabled jobseekers

Fifty two per cent of disabled people are out of work, compared to 23 per cent of those without disabilities.

One cerebral palsy sufferer, Richard Shakespeare, has described how he applied for 2,000 jobs without success and ended up starting his own business.

The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue reports on what opportunities are on offer for disabled jobseekers in the current tough economic climate.

  • 30 Nov 2010
  • From the section UK
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