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We are now a B Certified Company

We are proud to announce that we are now a B Corp Certified Business. We didn't just become certified we smashed it with a B Impact score of 143.2. It was always in our DNA to become a B Corp and a force for good and inspire others to do the same.

If you are a B Corp a B Corp Pending or looking to start your own B Corp journey Click Here to find out how being an Includability Committed Employer can help you be a Better Business.

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We are the home of inclusive employers

Why become part of the Includability Community?

If you are a company that is committed to creating an inclusive, sustainable and mentally healthy workplace culture, we do understand the potential challenges that you may come up against.

Education

You will benefit from regular informative and educational webinars, resources and a community of ambassadors, experts and exclusive member benefits.

Communication

As an organisation, the key to making meaningful progress is communicating effectively, regularly and with transparency. Our community, who are all passionate about our key pillars, are available to offer you advice, support and guidance when needed.

Collaboration

Individually we can make a difference, but together we can instigate meaningful and positive change.The Includability team is here to make introductions, encourage the sharing of best practice and support each other as we navigate our way to the inclusive and sustainable workplace culture we are all striving to achieve.

Don’t underestimate the power of collaboration.

To create an inclusive workplace culture takes expertise and knowledge which is why we encourage our members to work together. Our regular community networking sessions will provide you access to our directory of Ambassadors, members and advisors so you know that the people you are working with will not only give you the right advice but also share the same values as you.

Relationships

Relationships are more than just about completing a job or task which is why we use the word community. What we think you’ll love most about Includability is that every person and business has the same values and is working towards the same goal - to create a society that is free from discrimination, that cares for our planet and has genuine focus on our colleagues, friends and employees’ Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Where the power of sport meets the force of inclusivity!

Discover the Includability Sports Club & Association Standard

As a hub for diverse and equitable sports associations, we are on a mission to promote inclusivity across the sports sector. We believe every kick, sprint, swim, and leap should celebrate diversity.

We offer tools, resources, and a supportive community that empowers sports associations to level up their inclusivity game.

Our goal? To create a sports environment where everyone feels like they belong.

Ready to play ball? Sign up today and show the world you're serious about inclusion.

Diversity & Inclusion

ODiSEE

Diversity and inclusion consultancy, offering support and collaboration throughout the UK.

Sustainability

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Prosperah

Unleash your purpose with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Talent Management

Talent Mapper

Talent Management & Inclusion specialists, focused on increasing knowledge, improving efficiency and enhancing individual and organisational performance, by unleashing people's potential.

Mental Health

Mental Health Charter

Mental Health Charter

Mental health comes in all shapes and sizes and affects all ages. It’s time to make a difference. We are asking employers to sign the mental health charter to show their support and encourage awareness to their employees.

Wellbeing

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Outliers Wellbeing

Wellbeing for people, business & planet

Leadership & Governance

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The HR Agency

Leadership and governance experts. Looking at four pillars –organisational structure; roles & responsibilities; people & culture; and infrastructure

Diversity in Recruitment

Diversity in Recruitment

Diversity in Recruitment (Recruitment Agencies)

Our vision is to make recruitment processes accessible to EVERYONE and to create an environment where every person is welcome and has the equal opportunity to secure great work.

The Includability Verification Process

What is our verification process?

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Our Includability Verification Process consists of Five Stars for employers and Six Stars for recruitment agencies. In order to become an Includability Committed Employer, it is mandatory that every stage of the process is completed.

We do ask for a bit of your time as each Star will begin with a phone call, but we hope you see this as a positive and that you will embrace speaking to experts that will help your company.

Upcoming Events

Delivering events to help your business grow

Our events are designed and tailored by our community members to educate and support your organisation on its journey to creating a workplace culture you continue to be proud of.

Featured Events

Events

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Month

Every June since 2008, people from across the UK have celebrated Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month.
June 1, 2024
Events

Let June Bloom

Following on from No Mow May, is Let It Bloom June. Allow the flowers to grow in your garden and leave them be for the wildlife to enjoy.
June 1, 2024
Events

Pride Month 2024

LGBT Pride Month is a month, typically in June, dedicated to celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride.
June 1, 2024
Events

Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice is the second of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam.
June 16, 2024
“At Business Disability Forum we are excited to be Includability’s official disability partner. As part of that we are very pleased to be accredited as an Includability Committed Partner via its thorough 5 Star Verification process, in the areas of accessibility, diversity and inclusion, mental health, sustainability, and wellbeing. This helps us to evaluate what we are doing well and where we can grow. We look forward to continue working with Includability and to spreading the word on the importance of reaching the widest possible talent pool.”

Business Disability Forum

Diane Lightfoot CEO of Business Disability Forum

"There is lots to consider when building your business and creating the conditions for success for you team. Working through the assessment process for Includability has been great, meeting with their partners offered insight, guidance and practical advice on building a responsible inclusive work environment for your people, helping measure where we are on the journey and to plan for our future at Ecologi"

Ecologi

Joel Baynes, COO at Ecologi

Liverpool are pleased to announce that they have become an Includability Committed Employer and achieved six stars in their verification process in the areas of D&I, Sustainability, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Leadership and Governance and Inclusive Recruitment

Liverpool FC

Liverpool FC, HR Director

We are delighted to be working with Includability as a Committed Employer. As an organisation that is committed to creating an inclusive, sustainable and mentally healthy workplace culture, this partnership is the perfect match. We have access to resources, experts and an entire network of support. We can be part of a community of like-minded people all striving for the same goal and sharing the same values.

City Gateway

Diane Betts – CEO of CityGateway

“We are thrilled about the opportunity to collaborate with Includability because of their unwavering commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that by joining forces with Includability, we can effect meaningful change and pave the way for a more inclusive society where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and we are eager to contribute our skills, learnings and look forward to seeing the positive impact we can make together.”

Noble Foods

Louisa Hogarty, HR Director at Noble Foods

Achieving the status of Includability Committed Employer reflects our ongoing mission to optimise diversity and opportunity within our firm. Inclusion is an important part of this, and we look forward to connecting with others in the Includability community.

Becketts Investment

Lesley Delaney, Operations Director

“We are delighted to have passed Includability’s 5 star verification process to be recognised as an Includability Committed Employer. It’s great to be acknowledged for the work we’ve already done, and this partnership also supports our ongoing dedication to inclusivity in everything we do - including employee attraction, development, progression and engagement.”

Wiltshire Council

Georgi Bliha | Talent and Resourcing Manager at Wiltshire Council

I am immensely proud of the work of my whole federation team in embodying this ethos throughout the schools, and I am especially proud of Lizi Pravato for leading on this project with Includability. Diversity and equality are areas of utmost importance to our schools and we are proud to trail blaze with such an amazing group of people in our schools and now with our partners in Includability.

Moorland Federation Somerset

Naomi Philp, Executive Headteacher

"At CGI we are proud of being a Responsible Business and are committed to a more inclusive and sustainable world. Joining Includability and gaining the Committed Employer accreditation enables us to continue to proudly share and grow our commitments with like-minded organisations and also support our goal to inspire a diverse range of candidates to come and join us at CGI. "

CGI

Donna Kelly, Senior Vice President and Business Unit lead for South & Midlands Business Unit & Senior Sponsor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

“At The Myers-Briggs Company, people are our passion. We aim to inspire everyone to lead more successful and fulfilling lives, and that means including everyone. As such, we’re thrilled to have passed Includability's 5-star verification process and to be recognised as an 'Includability Committed Employer'! As a B Corp, we’re committed to building an inclusive economy that works for everyone and going through Includability's verification process has been a great way to help us recognise where we’re on the right path.”


The Myers-Briggs Company

Jeff Hayes, President & CEO of The Myers-Briggs Company

“Holland & Barrett are thrilled to be recognised as a committed employer in inclusivity by the Includability team and their verification partners. Being an EPIC place to work is a core part of our values and we pride ourselves with iterating our offering by putting our colleagues at the heart of all that we do. Working with Includability has been a fantastic experience and would recommend other companies to do the same.”

Holland & Barrett

Melissa Sterling (She/Her), Wellness and Belonging Manager at H&B

"We are very proud to have gone through the 5 Star Includability Verification Process . We have always been committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where everyone at ascensos can be themselves. We believe that we all have a role to play in championing Equality and Diversity - by partnering with Includability we believe that we can build a great place to work, learn and grow."

Ascensos

Jo Regan-Iles, Chief People Officer at Ascensos

"We look forward to continuing to champion diversity and inclusion, and to welcome more applicants from diverse backgrounds. With Includability’s support, and being led by our strong club values, we will win in our aim to do the right thing in creating in a more diverse and inclusive talent pool across the business."


Chelsea Football Club

Sarah Atkinson, Senior HR Business Partner at Chelsea FC

"We are over the moon to be the first recruitment agency to pass Includability’s 6 Star verification process! We have always been committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, both as an employer but also as leaders in improving representation within insights and removing barriers to disadvantaged or under-represented talent. We want ENI to be a great place to work, but also work with and guide clients on best practice around inclusive hiring – always striving to influence positive change and enabling everyone to succeed in Insight. Working with Includability highlighted the areas we have been doing well, and those areas where the partnership can give us that additional layer of support and guidance needed to champion equality, diversity and create inclusivity within insights - and we’re so excited about the journey ahead."

Elizabeth Norman International

Letitia Oglesby, Marketing Manager at Elizabeth Norman International

“The Forestry Commission is pleased to have passed the 5 Star Verification process to become an Includability Committed Employer. We’re happy with the feedback we received for our work in the areas of mental health, wellbeing, sustainability, talent management and diversity and inclusion. We hope this partnership will help us to achieve our broader strategic goals to diversify our workforce and visitors and help us to continue to be an organisation where everyone is valued and welcome, regardless of their background.”

Forestry Commission

Richard Stanford CB, MBE | Chief Executive Officer Forestry Commission

CRM Students are absolutely delighted to have been awarded 5 stars and become a recognised Includability Committed Employer. The verification process was a great way for us to discuss and reflect on the amazing things we are doing within CRM for our people and has given us some incredible contacts within the Includability network to enable our vision to progress further. We can’t wait to see what else we can do on top of what we have already achieved!

CRM Students

Steph Robey, HR Director at CRM Students

Wonderful things our members say about us

Our purpose is your progression

Includability –Introducing you to the three P’s that guide us

pur·pose [ˈpəːpəs]NOUN - the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists 

pro·gres·sion[prəˈɡrɛʃ(ə)n]NOUN - the process of developing or moving gradually towards a more advanced state

posi·tiv·ity[pɒzɪˈtɪvɪti]NOUN - the practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude:

We believe that the best way to help our members is through education and collaboration. That's why our principles are to help businesses work towards the goal of an inclusive workplace and workforce whilst breaking down barriers to diversity and encouraging individualism. To find out more about our values click on the link below.

News & Articles

Includability News & Articles

Our news and articles section is designed to help you find information about all areas of the Includability community. We have collected articles from the experts at the forefront in developing a diverse, inclusive and sustainable world. We have news, expert articles, case studies and advice.

People who make Includability great

Become an Includability Ambassador

Our Ambassadors are individuals that are committed to engaging, collaborating and inspiring the Includability community, with the aim of striving for a more inclusive culture. Each person has their own story to tell and will be joining us on webinars, Q&A’s and various events throughout the year. Check their profiles to see if they could work with your company to help break down barriers and inspire your staff.

Sara Matthews

FCIPD, CMgr MCMI, Director at ODISEE

Paul Smith

MD - JAAQ at Work, Founder of Includability, Co-Founder of DiSRUPT and a lover of building communities that make a difference!

Saski

Saski is a well established LGBTQ+ Inclusion consultant, Official PRIDE Host, Interviewer, Radio presenter, Panel Moderator, professional singer and out and proud Queer Parent.

Alex Manners

Asperger's Champion, Motivational Speaker, Presenter & Author

Michael Lloyd

Founder - Workplace Mental Health Charter - Mental Health First Aid Trainer

Victoria Hardy

Conversationalist, Writer, Transformation - Barclays | Empathy Specialist | Brand Ambassador at Includability (B Corp Pending)

Gunraj Arora

Coach, Facilitator, Mindfulness Practitioner & Lawyer

Alice Troiano

Prosperah Co-Founder | Unleash your purpose through the SDGs

FAQs

Our frequently asked questions are here to help answer any queries you may have about joining the Includability community

What is an Includability Committed Employer?

My company isn’t perfect, do we need every strategy already in place?

How long does the Verification Process take?

Is there a chance you will not be awarded Includability Committed Employer status?

You keep mentioning ‘Community’ - what does this mean?

If Includability partner's with a consultancy, do you receive a 'financial kick back'?

What else sets you apart?

How do I know this is right for my company?

We’re an international organisation. Are we able to become an Includability Committed Employer?

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Where the power of sport meets the force of inclusivity!

Support Switch the Play Foundation

Includability have partnered to support the Switch the Play Foundation which is the UK’s only charity dedicated to supporting all sportspeople to successfully transition into life outside of sport. This enables them to fulfil their potential through and beyond sport.

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