BBC News is launching a special week of coverage across all platforms titled Disability Works, which explores the experiences of disabled people both in the workforce and as consumers
Stories from across the UK and around the world will form the bedrock of the week, beginning on Monday 20th February,. Reports examine how different businesses are working to help disabled people and assess the true power of the purple pound on the global and UK economy.
BBC News will be reporting from Mumbai where a UK company has hired blind people as perfumers, and from Wales, where a farmer paralysed in a car accident has been able to return to work in a specially adapted tractor.
On Wednesday 22nd February, the main day for output, reports appear on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, the News at Six and Ten on BBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News and BBC Online.
A panel of disabled experts will be offering practical advice on starting a business on BBC Podcast Ouch.