Given the right support, people who are deaf or have hearing loss can thrive at work. Read how to encourage staff to be open about their needs and how you can help them at work.
You may also find it useful to learn more about the Disability Confident scheme, a government scheme that supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.
How to make your workplace inclusive
1 in 8 people of working age have some form of hearing loss. Here are things you can do to make your workplace inclusive for staff who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus
Communicating with staff and customers who are deaf or have hearing loss
Read about communication support, assistive technology, communication tips and how to make meetings inclusive for deaf people and people with hearing loss
Talking about hearing loss at work
Learn about the importance of talking about hearing loss at work and how you can have the conversation.
Guidance and legal obligations
Workplace adjustments for deaf people and people with hearing loss
Find out how you can make reasonable adjustments for deaf people and people with hearing loss in the workplace.
Access to Work – a guide for employers
Understand more about Access to Work and how it can provide practical support to help people who have a disability start or stay in work.