The pillars of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) can be hard to navigate for any business. Lucky for you, Includability partners with incredible organisations that can help your business fulfil its D+I needs.
When investing in a EDI strategy for your company, you want to make sure that what you’re doing is going to produce meaningful results. Developing the right plan for your team is a complex and nuanced process. That’s why Includability offers our Includability Committed Employers exploratory calls with a multitude of EDI consultancies to ensure you’re on the right track with your strategy.
We have developed a network to fulfil your EDI needs and we can happily put you in touch with lots of amazing organisations as soon as your company completes our 5 Star Verification Process and commit to making your organisation a diverse, sustainable and mentally healthy workplace.
Here are 6 points to consider when putting your EDI strategy together:
D&I Access – How to let people find you and get in your door?
Physical access issues continue to be one of the primary barriers facing people with disability today despite changes to buildings and numerous physical access programmes and increased awareness to get people in the door.
This can include making reasonable adjustments for people who are deaf, experience sight loss, or other physical disabilities.
Our partners can help with this matter and more, check out each of their profiles to see how they can best help you.
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit membership organisation that supports businesses to recruit, retain and develop disabled employees and serve disabled customers.
BDF provide members with a wealth of practical advice and support, thought leadership and networking opportunities.
Sign Solutions are passionate about ensuring that Deaf and hard of hearing people have the access they are entitled to under the Equalities Act.
They provide live video interpreting service, interpretation, translation and training solutions across the UK to support employers to attract, recruit and retain Deaf employees.
SIC is breaking down the barriers that view employing disabled people as an act of charity.
SIC provides access to training for people with impairments and chronic illnesses to get into and thrive in work.
Berkshire Vision is a charity that supports the visually impaired.
They provide vital practical and friendly support, sport and activities to visually impaired children and adults, and their families in Berkshire.
D&I Technology – How are you measuring your D&I journey?
To better understand access issues before someone enters your building, consider your website is accessible by ensuring text is fully readable by accessibility software.
Our partners can help you with your job adverts to ensure they are written in plain, simple language without using too many acronyms or jargon to attract a wider pool of talent and reduce unconscious bias in your interview and retention data.
Clusivity is a SaaS tool that measures DEI at your organisation by asking the people who know best – your employees.
It provides a personalised action plan just for you and helps you celebrate progress on an ongoing basis.
Recite Me is a cloud-based web accessibility assistive toolbar solution that allows website visitors to customise a site in a way that works best for them.
Recite Me’s assistive toolbar supports a diverse range of internet users by providing a variety of tools that allow users to create a fully customisable experience.
Equitas offers Interview intelligence software designed for fair and inclusive hiring.
The team have created the fairest way to conduct and score live interviews using frameworks, structured scoring and interview data capture.
Diversely is the inclusive recruitment solution that’s transforming diversity for businesses globally through data.
It provides a platform and approach which assists hiring teams to win diverse talent through knowledge, data and meaningful candidate selection.
D&I Recruitment – How can you make better talent decisions top to bottom?
How you recruit is a huge part of your EDI strategy. Keeping DEI in mind can go a long way accessing a wider talent pool and retaining staff with your inclusive culture.
Our partners keep ethical recruitment and EDI at the heart of their businesses.
Diversity In Recruitment helps recruitment businesses get to grips with equality diversity and inclusion.
DIR’s advice & recruiter training will help you understand your role as a change agent, making Diversity and Inclusion something that you just do as a recruitment business or team.
DiSRUPT Agency is a B Corp Certified recruitment agency that supports organisations with their talent acquisition strategy and providing candidates with a hand to hold.
Disrupt provide clients and candidates with an honest, ethical and high-quality recruitment service to have a positive impact on society and the environment as a Corporate Social Responsibility World Leader.
D&I Policy – How are you being responsible?
Policies are more than a set of rules that are pulled off a shelf when it becomes necessary. Having a defined set of policies that are widely accessible for everyone to understand is essential for your EDI journey.
Our partners will not only help you come up with clear guidelines to cultivate an inclusive workplace culture, but also advise as to where to publish them so they will make the biggest impact to your organisation.
Diverse Matters is a diversity and inclusion consultancy that works with organisations to embed diversity and inclusion within their practices.
Diverse Matters offer a range of services to support organisations to address inclusion in the workplace and in service delivery.
Diverse In is an award-winning diversity and inclusion platform that brings people from different backgrounds together to make equal and happier workplaces.
The team help companies to discover the potentials of their multicultural teams and develop aspiring inclusive leaders through online and in-person workshops, consulting services and media/event management.
ODISEE use experience to check and challenge your environment and culture to help you create a progressive workplace for all.
ODISEE provides services That Bridge the Equality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (EDEI) Gap and opportunities for Diversity & Inclusion in Sport, Entertainment & Education. Smart & practical HR advice.
D&I Communication – How do you share your EDI wins? And who will you tell?
How you share the story of your EDI wins is almost as important as implementing them. Sharing your good work helps the word to spread and starts a trend toward better policies being implemented across different industries.
Includability exists to provide a platform for employers with a commitment to treating people fairly and to offer job seekers a fully accessible and equitable application process.
Our team offer access to a wide-range of community partners to allow businesses to become a full inclusive, sustainable and mentally healthy workplace. They provide multiple community platform channels for members to communicate their success stories and events to a wider audience.
D&I Intelligence & Coaching – What do you want your company culture to function?
Last, but by no means least, having EDI practitioners come into your business and offer their coaching and auditing expertise gives you a true measurement of how you are meeting your targets and where to go next on your journey.
All of our EDI coaches offer something different to your business and chalked full of bright ideas for how you can be at the front of the road to better workplace cultures.
Impact Culture is a small but impactful team of EDI professionals, working passionately on realising the change we want to see in our communities, homes, and workplaces.
Their services are based on helping companies with: Evidence - of wider culture change. Impact - in developing impactful EDI strategies. And Change - by providing different forms of training or reflection sessions.
Inclusive Cultures is on a mission is to create a fully inclusive experience for everyone in sport, with a principle focus on growing the diversity of people working and participating.
Although Inclusive Cultures specialise in the sport sector, they work with many corporate and private organisations to provide expertise in good governance, great leadership and more.
TOJU Consulting have created a bespoke toolkit on conscious inclusion in the workplace from nearly 40 years of combined experience in the EDI field.
They provide executive coaching to leaders across various levels and work with organisations on effective Diversity & Inclusion strategies with a focus on ethnic minority groups and women.
Your D+I are a D+I training and auditing consultancy. If your business is in need of support with a particular diversity and inclusion topic.
Your D+I are here to help! Whether that is with; engaging training, a D+I audit to understand the makeup of your business or bespoke consultancy to solve key challenges.
Join us to become an Includability Committed Employer so these inspiring organisations can help your business on its EDI journey today. EDI is just one of our core pillars that Includability utilised to help your business become a diverse, sustainable, and mentally healthy workplace.
Our team offer access to a wide-range of community partners to allow businesses to become a fully inclusive, sustainable and mentally healthy workplace