Includability is delighted to welcome Liverpool Football Club as an Includability Committed Employer for 2022.
Liverpool FC (LFC) has successfully completed an initial 5 Star Verification Process in which they have committed to take the journey toward authentic inclusion by integrating fairness into their company culture and into each stage of their recruitment process by making commitments in the fields of sustainability, mental health, wellbeing, talent management, and diversity and inclusion.
The 5 Star Verification Process was independently conducted by Includability Official Partners; Prosperah, Outliers Wellbeing, Flex Wellbeing, Unleashed, The HR Agency and Mental Health Charter CIC to ensure practices align with established definitions of an ‘Inclusive Workplace’.
What does joining Includability mean for LFC?
Successfully completing the Includability 5 Star Verification Process for Includability Committed Employers (or the 6 Star Verification Process for Includability Committed Recruitment Agencies)immediately gives LFC access to a growing community network of purpose-led organisations.
Displaying our Includability Committed Employer or Includability Committed Recruitment Agency badge signifies to audiences and jobseekers that the holder is committed to undertaking steps to better themselves through education and collaboration. In a values-driven market, Includability Committed Employers enjoy a wider range of talent from our standard.
Paul Smith, Founder of Includability, said: “We are delighted to welcome Liverpool FC into our Includability Community. It’s great that they were committed to working with our Verification Partners to obtain Includability Committed Employer status.
“By achieving this, Liverpool FC has displayed excellent intentions and transparency. Completing our verification process means they are now part of a growing community of like-minded organisations that will support each other to share best practice, overcome obstacles, empower employees and work collaboratively to create an inclusive culture. I am very excited that we will be taking this journey together.”
Who are Liverpool FC?
LFC are a professional football club established in 1892. The men’s team play in The Premier League.
Joining Includability signifies the many improvements that have been made by the Club since the launch of its pioneering The Red Way initiative in January 2021. It was then that LFC set ambitious targets to achieve sustainability throughout its organisation, to create a better future for its people, its communities, and the planet.
This is achieved by integrating fairness into the Club’s culture and each stage of its recruitment processes in the fields of sustainability, mental health, wellbeing, talent management, and diversity and inclusion.
Thanks to the Club’s ongoing The Red Way strategy it is committed to ensuring authentic inclusion across LFC.
Rishi Jain, Senior Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Liverpool FC, said: “We are really pleased to have achieved the Includability Committed Employer status. This reflects our ongoing commitment and ambition to making our club as inclusive as possible by ensuring the best practices are integrated into all aspects our work. We want to ensure that we are doing the very best for our people, and inclusion is an essential part of this.”
What is Includability?
Includability is a platform centred around community. It has been developed to raise expectation, increase employer accountability, and create a new standard for what the recruitment sector should deliver through engagement, collaboration and regularly sharing best practice.
Includability provides a community haring platform and job board to all Includability Committed Employers and Official Partners. We aim to provide inspiration and action for positive change in the workplace. Our vision is to be the number one network platform of choice for employers and job seekers and to positively contribute towards a society that is free from discrimination will be achieved through clear communication, collaboration and decisive action.