New guidance has been issued by the Department for Work and Pensions to help organisations to ensure that the language used in policies and procedures and language used during customer service interactions complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. The guidance provides employers, managers and HR staff with guidelines to monitor employee behaviour and empowers them to take action when they believe employees are going against those guidelines.Read More
ACAS have compiled a resource page for employers, HR professionals and line management to find out more about neurodiversity, neurodiverse conditions (dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia etc) and how they can best support employees through the use of reasonable adjustments, changes in management styles and through direct engagement with employees.Read More
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have made available to professionals a suggested reading list that they can access to find out more about the principles and ways of implementing the principles of the Equality Act 2010 in order to create more inclusive organisations and services.Read More
A comprehensive set of resources for use in Key Stage 1 and 2 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons exploring a variety of human rights related topics, including The Equality Act 2010, Influencing attitudes, Prejudice and Discrimination and definitions of Human Rights.
Each session includes a lesson plan, presentation slides and a set of worksheets alongside detailed guidance which includes plenary activities,. homework suggestions and extension activities.Read More
An interesting article for HR professionals by Annie Makoff-Clark for People Management magazine which explores blind recruitment processes and how successful they are in reducing unconscious bias in recruitment practices.Read More
A handy guide from the International Labour Organization providing information, advice and guidance to HR and management on how to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace through the facilitation of workplace adjustments.Read More
The comprehensive beginner’s guide for SME business owners on how to create an inclusive workplace environment for all employees.Read More
This resource helps to provide employers and HR staff with up-to-date, accurate information on legislative requirements, recruitment and selection practices and creating a more inclusive workplace for staff with protected characteristics.Read More
This pack, designed by The National Autistic Society, can be of help to any member of staff working in an education setting. It includes information about autism, how it may affect children and young people in education settings, information on strategies, interventions and useful resources from the NAS and other organisations. The pack aims to give teachers greater confidence in working with pupils who are on the autism spectrum.Read More
The Trans Inclusion toolkit, designed with the input of trans young people at the Leicester LGBT Centre is a best practice guide which provides schools and other settings with the information and resources required to become a trans inclusive environment.
The toolkit should be used as part of a whole school approach, including staff and governor training and involvement of the wider school community.Read More
A short guide produced by The Board of Deputies of British Jews to help schools to tackle instances of Antisemitism in an appropriate and effective way.Read More