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      We’re campaigning to transform the workplace

      Thank you for supporting our Working for Change campaign. We believe that deafness and hearing loss should not limit peoples' ability to access and thrive in employment.

      Action on hearing loss staff with Jeanann, Minister for Disabled People

      Our shocking research results tell us:

      • Half of you have at some point experienced teasing and mocking from your colleagues due to your deafness or hearing loss
      • 54% of you have put off telling your employer about your hearing loss
      • 35% of business leaders said they did not feel confident about their business employing a person with deafness or hearing loss.

      Our Working for Change campaign aims to change this.

      Over 1000 of you signed our petition calling for the Government to deliver on its promise to create a disability information hub for employers, so that businesses can better support the UK’s 5 million people of working age with deafness or hearing loss. Jeanann, a health professional and cochlear implant user, joined us in Westminster to hand in the petition to the Minister for Disabled People.

      We’ve also been reaching out to employers to equip them all they need to know about supporting you at work. See our new Employers’ hub now.

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      Laura Lowles

      “My manager has been incredibly supportive and understanding regarding my hearing loss. Simple adjustments have meant I can still thrive in my role.”

      Read Laura's story

      Feeling discriminated against at work?

      Andrew Goldsby from the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) explains how trained advisors can support you if you’re being treated unfairly at work.

      Read Andrew's blog post