Monitoring data suggests that disabled people are significantly under-represented in the Arts Council-funded workforce. Just 4% of staff in National Portfolio Organisations and Major Partner Museums self-define as disabled (ACE 2016). This primary research suggests significant and varied barriers to entering the workforce for people with disabilities, and makes 12 recommendations, including to enable progression/promotion once in the workforce. An informative and useful read for employers, and those with disabilities within the sector.

Arts Council England in conjunction with ewgroup
12 January 2018
Making a shift report Disabled people and the arts and cultural workforce in England Understanding trends, barriers and opportunities