• Disability inclusion and empowerment training

    Hello and wishing everyone a happy festive season!

    Can colleagues recommend any training courses they have attended or any consultancy firms they worked with to develop training around disability, disability stigma, equipping disabled staff with the confidence…

  • Disability cases and Employment Tribunals

    I was wondering how many members (especially those working in the public sector) feel that the current trend of using employment tribunals to resolve disability cases is unnecessarily adversarial. I feel that it should be demonstrated other more conciliatory…

  • RE: Diversity & Inclusion Forums

    Canada tends to be very much ahead in Diversity and Inclusion. We recently developed a set of Inclusive Workplace Competencies for TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) www.triec.ca/competencies which are freely available and you may find…

  • Diversity and inclusion competencies

    We have recently developed a set of inclusive workplace competencies for the Toronto Region Immigration Employment Council (TRIEC) in Canada. These are aimed at 4 groups of people and intended to include all dimensions of diversity (ethnic, gender, sexual…

  • Job Application Form


    I'm wondering where can I find the relevant legislation about what has to be included in a Job Application form. I'm thinking about GDPR statement or offering application form in a different format (for disabled applicants).

    Thank you,


  • What actually works in diversity initiatives?

    Most will agree that workforce diversity is morally important and many agree that it benefits the organisation. But what can employers do to increase diversity? Which interventions are the best bets and which don’t live up to their promise?


  • Re: Looking for a trainer in disabilities

    Hi Matthew,

    This is an area I would have been able to help you with, but I'm not freelancing at the moment, so am unavailable.

    I would recommend connecting with the Business Disability Forum - it is a membership organisation and I would highly recommend…

  • Single Equality and Safeguarding Policy

    Hi all,

    I am new to this community I would really appreciate any comments or thoughts. Has anyone got a Single Equality and Safeguarding Policy? My clients have asked me for one, however I only have an Equality and Diversity Policy and Safeguarding and…

  • Equality and Diversity Training

    Good Morning,

    I am looking for a DVD training resource to show to all staff  initally as part of their induction and then annually to highlight the importance of Equality and Diversity in the workplace.

    The only DVD I can find covers Sexual Orientation o…

  • Re: In-house disability forum

    Hi Steve,

    Conscious this post is old, but I just spotted it in the list of topics on the diversity forum and wanted to get in touch because it is an area I'm very familiar.

    I was the deputy network lead for Accenture's disability resource group, Accent…

  • Looking for a trainer in disabilities

    Hello, I'm looking for a trainer who can deliver a series of workshops on the topic of disability awareness in the workplace, for a client of mine. The client in question would like to develop a group of internal disability advocates to support fellow…
  • Disabled Parking for Staff

    Hi all

    Do we legally have to provide designated disabled bays to staff who state that they are disabled on their Application Form etc or can we insist that only those who have a Blue Badge are entitled to a designated disabled parking bay?

    We have historically…

  • gerrymandering

    if you know someone is doing this simply to benefi themselves but you can't prove it andin the process are flying in the face of the equality process how do you sort this out ifas a result of this you may be dismissed?



  • Attracting & Retaining people with long term health conditions (& carers of)


    I am working on a project to review and scope a piece of work to attract & retain those people with long term health conditions such as MS and careres of those that do.

    In my view this is a gap in being a truly inclusive organisation and we are overlooking…