Inclusive Recruitment

Employers need to embed inclusive practices in their recruitment process. Recruitment can be a very subjective process susceptible to unconscious biases. There is strong evidence that Disabled people face discrimination in recruitment contexts. These resources will help you think widely about the barriers that may exist and how to make adjustments to help remove them.

Types of Adjustments in Academia

A guide for staff and managers on the types of adjustments that can be agreed to support Disabled and neurodivergent staff from Nottingham University   Links Case studies for reasonable adjustments (     More resources here

Immune System Disorders in the Workplace

The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) are a ‘super-network’ that connects disabled staff networks across the UK to share best practice. This amazing resource and presentation from NADSN takes us on a learning journey to better support people with immune disorders at work.   Links Immune System Disorders in the Workplace – Welcome… Read more »

Business Disability Forum: Recommendations for employers (Adjustments at Work)

Business Disability Forum share their recommendations for what employers can do to improve the experience of disabled employees. Their Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey 2023 sponsored by Microlink, explores the process, experience and impact of workplace adjustments, and updates their 2019 research. Disabled employees continue to struggle at work due to both individual barriers in their job… Read more »

Neurodiversity at Work

This guide from CIPD is for HR professionals and leaders across functions who want to learn more about neurodiversity, the benefits for their organisation, and how they can support neurodivergent people to be comfortable and successful at work. The guide has two main aims: first, to raise awareness of neurodiversity in the workplace among employers;… Read more »

Proven practices for more inclusive recruitment-

Molly Byrne discusses their implementation of an inclusive recruitment strategy for England Rugby and Inclusive Employers Michelle Daltry offers their inclusive recruitment 5 top tips, so you too can implement best practice in your organisation. Links Proven practices for more inclusive recruitment – Inclusive Employers From   Find more inclusive Recruitment resources here.

Creating Disability Employee Networks

The Purple Space website has lots of guidance on how to create a thriving Disability Employee Network. Links Purple Space resource library (Disability Employee Networks) ‘To help you on your voyage of discovery towards inner confidence as a network / ERG leader and supporter, we have categorised our resources into three swim lanes to make… Read more »

Treating Disabled People Fairly at Work

Advice on supporting and treating disabled people fairly at work. For employers, managers and disabled employees, workers and job applicants. Links Disability at work | Acas

Inclusive Recruitment for Employers

Recruitment is about getting the most suitable candidate into a role and is crucial for organisations to deliver their goals. However, it is not always clear what makes a candidate ‘suitable’, and there is potential for bias to creep in when making these decisions. Links A guide to inclusive recruitment for employers ( Recruitment can… Read more »

Identifying Barriers

It is helpful to start identifying the barriers disabled people could face within your workplace. In the real world, the categories are rarely clear cut, but this task will help to extend thinking beyond the basics such as ramps and accessible toilets. (Inclusion Scotland) Links Access All Areas Checklist (Inclusion Scotland)

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Organisations must create a workplace that welcomes neurodiversity, and allows employees to work and achieve in their own way. That means adjusting the workplace to suit the needs of diverse thinkers. Links Neurodiversity in the workplace | Texthelp Recruiting the right candidate, for the right role and keeping them there for as long as possible… Read more »