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Sun 25 Aug 2013 20:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 11 July 2013

Nikki Fox investigates why getting a job is so hard for disabled people in the UK. Are disabled people too much hassle to employ? Are they competing hard enough in a tough jobs market? And is there enough help to break down the barriers for business?

In her own inimitable style, Nikki meets employers, policy makers, job-hunters, and even a 2012 Paralympian to examine the reasons behind the high levels of unemployment amongst disabled people.

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