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Ed Challis MBE

Operations Thought Remover at Outliers Wellbeing & Financial Advisor

Ed Challis MBE

Ed Challis MBE

Ed Challis MBE

After varied and rewarding careers in The British Army, running my own business and financial advising, everything has now aligned for my current Operations positions at Outliers Wellbeing and Untamed.

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We are the home of inclusive employers

Why become part of the Includability Community?

Working towards becoming an employer who has a standard for being inclusive and diverse can be challenging without the right guidance and knowledge.

Do you want your businesses to be a known as a game changer, an organisation that is passionate and willing to help others?

At Includability our community can help take your business through the process of becoming an inclusive and committed employer with the benefit of access to a whole new range of talent.

Education

Our goal is to help your organisation grow through using the knowledge of our community to guide you on your journey to creating a more inclusive workforce. You will get access to exclusive resources and experts who can can help you build for the future and guide you now.

Communication

The key to learning and education is communicating with the right experts to help guide you. Our membership offer free access to webinars and community get togethers where you can talk to a variety of members who are passionate about their fields and can offer you advice.

Collaboration

To create an inclusive workforce takes a wide variety of 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 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.

Join the Includability community today

Find out about the benefits of becoming part of our inclusive community

Whether your business is an international brand or a small local company Includability can help benefit you and your team. Our membership offers exclusive unlimited access to our job board, special discounts, community webinars and great support for your business as you grow. Find out why organisations choose Includability to help them offer a more inclusive workplace

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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

“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

“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

“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

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

"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

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

"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

"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 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

“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

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 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

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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:

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