Beth Kume-Holland

Driving fundamental societal change for overlooked communities in UK workplaces


Patchwork Hub






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Driving fundamental societal change for overlooked communities in UK workplaces

Named one of the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK by the Shaw Trust, Beth Kume-Holland is dedicated to breaking down barriers to employment. As a disabled entrepreneur she strives to make the world of work more accessible for disabled people and others excluded by conventional employment practices.

Her business, Patchwork Hub, allows companies to hire skilled talent from overlooked and excluded communities. It acts as a disabled-led recruitment consultancy, training provider and hosts an accessible jobs board.

Despite a successful background working for disability charity SCOPE, along with roles at Oxford University and Citibank, Beth has first hand experience of the barriers experienced by so many people.

“I’m someone who, all too often, because of my disability, has had to stop roles and leave opportunities that I’ve loved,” she says. “I’m passionate about building a more accessible future where disabled people won’t always have to choose between good work and good health.”

Beth’s ultimate aim is to instigate real change that she believes will benefit everyone. “This driving principle underpins the social mission of Patchwork Hub: making accessible and inclusive practices part of the standard ‘way we do things’ in the future of work.”

Credits to Sam Fabian Photography
Credits to Sam Fabian Photography

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