Glossary of Terms
Access to a Wider Talent Pool:
Refers to the employer being able to obtain a more talented workforce through employing people with disabilities.
Healthier Work Environments:
Refers to improvements made in the work environment (physical and psychosocial) as a result of employing people with disabilities.
Improved Employee Morale:
Refers to improvements in morale and commitment to the organisation amongst all staff as a result of employing people with disabilities.
Better Designed User-Centred Products and Services:
Refers to the impact that people with disabilities have on the development of products and services of the organisation (e.g. using Design for All principles).
Improved Reputation with Disabled Customers:
Refers to an improvement of the image of the organisation with customers/clients who have disabilities.
Better Ability to Recruit and Retain Workers:
Refers to improvements being made in the recruitment and retention processes as a result of employing people with disabilities.
Improved Public Image:
Refers to improvements in how the general public and people with an interest in your organisation view your organisation as a result of employing people with disabilities.