Resources

Key Resources

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form Template – [Coming soon]

Poster stating that you are an inclusive organisation – [Coming soon]

Infographic about the Inclusion Health Audit Tool – [Coming soon]

Gypsies and Travellers Symbol – JPG | PNG

Homeless People Symbol – JPG | PNG

Sex Worker Symbol – JPG | PNG

Vulnerable Migrants Symbol – JPG | PNG

Image with all four symbols and statement, “Whatever your world, you’re welcome in ours”: JPG | PNG

 

References

 

Acas, 2018, ‘Equality and discrimination’

ACAS share resources, advice and guidance relating to the Equality Act 2010 and further benefits of promoting equality and diversity within the workplace.

Link: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1363

 

Acas, 2016, ‘Race discrimination: key points for the workplace’

This guide is for both employers and employees. It looks at race discrimination within the context fo the Equality Act 2010, offering guidance for dealing with and preventing discrimination in the workplace.

Link: http://www.acas.org.uk/media/pdf/o/b/Race_discrim_keypoints_workplace_Nov.pdf

 

Acas, 2018, ‘Reasonable adjustments in the workplace’

The ACAS guide to reasonable adjustments for employers.

Link: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6074

 

Allied Health Solutions, 2014, ‘Inclusion Health: Education and Training for Health Professionals’

A study commissioned by the Department of Health looking at degree to which inclusion health content is written into health courses in the UK.

Link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/490870/NIHB_-_Inclusion_Health_education__Report.pdf

 

Assessment Day, 2013, ‘Competency Based Interview Scoring and Candidate Recommendations Booklet’

A guide with advice and guidance for carrying our competency based interviews.

Link: https://www.assessmentday.co.uk/free/competancy-based-interview/CompetancyBasedinterview-Reccommendations.pdf

 

Business in the Community, 2018, ‘Work inclusion: A guide to good practice for companies seeking to employ from excluded groups – full guide’

This guide provides practical guidance in developing a Work Inclusion initiative as a strategic part of talent management, recruitment, staff retention or corporate responsibility.

Link: https://www.bitc.org.uk/resources-training/toolkits/work-inclusion-guide-good-practice-companies-seeking-employ-excluded

 

Chartered Institute for Professional Development, 2012, ‘How to keep diversity progress on track’

A guide designed by CIPD drawing from research, focus groups and advice to provide insight into developing diversity and inclusion among organisations.

Link: https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/diversity/progress-report

 

Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, 2018, ‘Diversity and inclusion in the workplace’

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development share their factsheet exploring the meaning of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and steps which can be implemented within organisational strategy.

Link: https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/diversity/factsheet#6430

 

Citizens Advice, 2018, ‘Discrimination at work – what’s the unfair treatment?’

A support page for individuals who are uncertain whether they have experienced discrimination in the workplace.

Link: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/work/discrimination-at-work/identifying-discrimination/discrimination-at-work-what-s-the-unfair-treatment/

 

Citizens Advice, 2018, ‘Duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people’

Using The Equality Act 2010, Citizens Advice identify what ‘reasonable adjustments’ are and how your organisation can make them.

Link: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/law-and-courts/discrimination/what-are-the-different-types-of-discrimination/duty-to-make-reasonable-adjustments-for-disabled-people/

 

Civil Service Resourcing, 2015, ‘Best Practice Guidance for using Competencies in Recruitment and Selection’

A best practice guide for employers to use in the process of competency based recruitment.

Link: https://gcs.civilservice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Civil-Service-Resourcing-Best-Practice-Recruitment-Guidance.pdf

 

Clear Company, 2018, ‘5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection’

Clear Company look at the ways in which competency based recruitment and selection can eliminate bias in the process of recruitment and selection and the benefits for your organisation.

Link: https://blog.clearcompany.com/5-unique-benefits-of-competency-based-recruitment-and-selection

 

Clinks, 2010, ‘Service User Involvement: For organisations working with offenders and ex-offenders and their families.’

Looking at project planning and delivery, this guide explores how you can develop strategies and policies to invite offenders and ex-offenders to participate in your work.

Link: https://www.clinks.org/sites/default/files/VOLUNTEERING%20GUIDE%20-%20Service%20User%20Involvement.pdf

 

CMI, 2011, Introducing an Equal Opportunities Policy Checklist

The Chartered Management have created a checklist for introducing equal opportunities policy within your organisation.

Link: https://www.managers.org.uk/~/media/Files/Campus%20CMI/Checklists%20Managerial/Introducting%20an%20equal%20opportunities%20policy.ashx

 

EHRC, 2016, ‘Employing people: workplace adjustments’

A guide to the duties and responsibilities for employers to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers under Equality Law.

Link: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/multipage-guide/employing-people-workplace-adjustments

 

GOV.UK, 2015, ‘Equality Act 2010: guidance’

Information and guidance on the Equality Act 2010, including age discrimination and public sector Equality Duty.

Link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance

 

GOV.UK, 2010, ‘Making written information easier to understand for people with learning disabilities’

Good practice guidance to make information accessible for individuals with learning disabilities.

Link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/making-written-information-easier-to-understand-for-people-with-learning-disabilities-guidance-for-people-who-commission-or-produce-easy-read-information-revised-edition-2010

 

International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, ‘Towards health equity: a framework for the application of proportionate universalism’

This paper aims to develop a framework promoting ‘proportionate universalism’ in the context of health and policy interventions.

Link: https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12939-015-0207-6

 

Making Every Adult Matter Coalition, 2013, ‘Voices from the frontline – Listening to people with multiple needs and those who support them’

The findings of research completed with service users and frontline workers, reviewing service provision for people with multiple needs.

Link: http://meam.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/DRGJ2700_MEAM_report_11.14_WEB.pdf

 

Maternity Action, 2014, Women’s voices on health: addressing barriers to accessing primary care’

A study looking at the accessibility of primary care for women in the UK and recommendations based on the findings.

Link: https://www.maternityaction.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Access-to-Primary-Care-report-FINAL.pdf

 

Mellor & Lovell, 2012, ‘The lived experience of UK street-based sex workers and the health consequences: an exploratory study’

An academic paper exploring the health needs of sex-workers based on research carried out in the North-West of England.

Link: https://academic.oup.com/heapro/article/27/3/311/750002

 

Mencap, 2016, ‘Workplace adjustments for people with a learning disability’

A guide to adjustments which can be made for people with learning disabilities, using the requirements of The Equality Act 2010.

Link: https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2016-11/Factsheet%205%20-%20Workplace%20adjustments%20for%20people%20with%20a%20learning%20disability.pdf

 

Mental Health Foundation, 2018, ‘Experts by experience are invaluable in mental health: but how exactly?’

A blogpost exploring what ‘Experts by Experience’ can bring to both decision making and discussions around mental health.

Link: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/experts-experience-are-invaluable-mental-health-how-exactly-0

 

MHCLG, 2018, ‘Count of Traveller Caravans, July 2017 England’

The official statistics for Traveller caravans in England as of July 2017.

Link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/674055/Traveller_caravan_count_July_2017__revised.pdf

 

National Literacy Trust, 2018, ‘Adult Literacy’

A summary of adult literacy statistics in the UK.

Link: https://literacytrust.org.uk/parents-and-families/adult-literacy/

 

National Survivor User Network, 2014, ‘Service user involvement in the delivery of mental health services’

A guide to service user involvement and how it can and has been used for mental health services.

Link: http://www.together-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2014/06/Service-User-Involvement-briefing.pdf

 

NCVO, 2010 ‘Diversity resources for voluntary and community organisations’

A directory of resources to support voluntary and community organisations develop services with equality as a guiding principle.

Link: https://www.learningcurve.org.uk/sites/ladder4learning.org.uk/files/file_uploads/ladderresources/diversity-resource-march-2010.pdf

 

NCVO, 2017, ‘Diversifying your volunteer base’

A case study from NCVO and The Children’s Society evaluating the initiatives they took to try and diversity their volunteer base to encourage representation of their client base.

Link: https://knowhownonprofit.org/case-studies/diversifying-your-volunteer-base

 

NCVO, 2017, ‘How to increase diversity among trustees’

Members of the NVCO community outline strategies organisations can use to attract members of the public not traditionally represented on charity boards to become Trustees.

Link: https://knowhownonprofit.org/how-to/how-to-increase-diversity-among-trustees-guide

 

NDTI, 2012, Reasonably Adjusted? Mental Health Services and Support for People with Autism and People with Learning Disabilities‘

This report makes recommendations for reasonable adjustments which can be made to mental health services to enable people with autism and people with learning disabilities to have equal access and effective treatment.

Link: https://www.ndti.org.uk/uploads/files/NHS_Confederation_report_Submitted_version.pdf

 

NHS England, 2018, ‘Accessible Information Standard’

The standards for making health and social care information accessible; a guide for NHS service providers.

Link: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/accessibleinfo/

 

NHS Employers, 2018, ‘Diversity and inclusion’

NHS employers promotes equality, diversity and inclusion, sharing tools and materials to value difference.

Link: http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/plan/building-a-diverse-workforce

 

NHS Improving Quality

The site for the NHS Improving Quality Site which aimed to improve health outcomes by implementing change and using an integrative approach to share expertise.

Link: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20160805121935/http://www.nhsiq.nhs.uk/about-us.aspx

 

NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, 2003, ‘NHS Leadership Qualities Framework: The Full Technical Research Paper’

A leadership framework developed by NHS Leadership Qualities Framework using research and evidence gathering from staff and patient representatives.

Link: http://nhsleadershipframework.rightmanagement.co.uk/assets/x/50130

 

Non-Profit Hub, 2018, ‘Nonprofit mission statements – Good and bad examples’

A guide to creating a mission statement for your organisation which will engage audiences.

Link: https://nonprofithub.org/starting-a-nonprofit/nonprofit-mission-statements-good-and-bad-examples/

 

O’Donnell et al. 2016, ‘Reducing the health care burden for marginalised migrants: The potential role for primary care in Europe’

An academic article looking at the barriers and inequities in healthcare provision for vulnerable migrants internationally.

Link: http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/118372/9/118372.pdf

 

OECD, 2014, ‘Competency Framework’

A Competency Framework, produced by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which can be used to guide for other organisations.

Link: https://www.oecd.org/careers/competency_framework_en.pdf

 

ONS, 2011, ‘Census’

The Census data and from Census Day, 27 March 2011.

Link: https://www.ons.gov.uk/census/2011census

 

ONS, 2011, ‘What does the 2011 Census tell us about the characteristics of Gypsy or Irish travellers in England and Wales?’

This article looks at the information gathered from the 2011 census and what it says about Gypsy and Irish Traveller communities.

Link: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/culturalidentity/ethnicity/articles/whatdoesthe2011censustellusaboutthecharacteristicsofgypsyoririshtravellersinenglandandwales/2014-01-21

 

Pathway, 2017, ‘Experts by Experience, Involvement Handbook’

This handbook is for those with ‘lived’ experience, or ‘Experts by Experience’. It identifies the purpose of the relationship and implements expectations for both the individual and Pathway, as an organisation.

Link: https://www.pathway.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/EbE-Involvement-Handbook.pdf

 

Pathway, 2018, ‘Online Inclusion Health Training Modules’

This learning tool, comprised of videos and resources is designed for healthcare professionals working with inclusion health groups.

Link: https://www.pathway.org.uk/training-and-events/learning/online-inclusion-health-training-modules/

 

RNIB, 2018, ‘How do I create accessible documents?’

A guide to making information and documents accessible to people with a varying needs.

Link: https://help.rnib.org.uk/help/daily-living/technology/accessible-documents

 

Social Exclusion Task Force, 2010, ‘Inclusion Health, evidence pack’

Through extensive research and consultation, the DoH & Social Exclusion Task Force observed the progress in addressing the needs of the socially excluded highlights areas for change.

Link: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/346574/inclusion-health-evidencepack.pdf

 

Social Exclusion Task Force, 2010, ‘Inclusion Health: Improving the way we meet the primary health care needs of the socially excluded’

Looking at leadership, workforce and service users, this guide identifies how to create services which work for communities who experience social exclusion.

Link: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/346571/inclusion-health.pdf

 

Shaping Our Lives, 2013, ‘Beyond the Usual suspects: Towards inclusive user involvement’

A report and collected resources from a research and development project examining how ‘user-involvement’ can best be achieved in the development of services. The research looks at the inclusive involvement of disabled people and service users.

Link: https://www.shapingourlives.org.uk/resources/our-resources/all-publications/beyond-the-usual-suspects

 

Shaping Our Lives, 2017, ‘Improving understanding of service user involvement and identity’

Research looking at the impact of being a service user representative to people who volunteer to do so, and how service providers can make sure service involvement is a positive experience.

Link: https://www.shapingourlives.org.uk/resources/our-resources/all-publications/improving-understanding-of-service-user-involvement-and-identity

 

Shelter, 2017, More than 300,000 people in Britain homeless today

A press release from Shelter sharing their research into the number of people who experience homelessness in the UK.

Link: https://england.shelter.org.uk/media/press_releases/articles/more_than_300,000_people_in_britain_homeless_today

 

St Mungo’s Broadway, 2014, ‘Reading Counts: Why English and maths skills matter in tackling homelessness’

A briefing paper on the correlation between homelessness and a lack of access to literacy or numeracy.

Link: https://www.mungos.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Reading_Counts_summary.pdf

 

The British Council, 2018, ‘Mainstreaming equality, diversity and inclusion’

The British Council share the tools and strategies they implement to ensure equality, diversity and inclusion are at the core of their policy development and decision making.

Link: https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/how-we-work/equality-diversity-inclusion/about

 

The Guardian, 2013, ‘Six ways to recruit a diverse group of charity trustees’

A Q&A published on the Guardian website asking 6 panel members from a variety of backgrounds what recommendations they would share in the process of recruiting trustees from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Link: https://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2013/nov/08/recruit-diverse-charity-trustees

 

The Open University, 2008, ‘Equality & diversity in language and image: Guidance for authors and communicators’

Guidance on creating communications that is accessible and inclusive, for written and audiovisual content, but also for everyday speech and behavioural interactions.

Link: http://www.open.ac.uk/equality-diversity/sites/www.open.ac.uk.equality-diversity/files/files/ecms/web-content/EqualityandDiversityinLanguageandImageJan2008.pdf

 

The Lancet, 2017, ‘What works in inclusion health: overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations’

The findings of a research project looking at the health and social interventions for inclusion health populations.

Link: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)31959-1/fulltext

 

Third Sector Support for Derbyshire (3D), 2010, ‘Equalities and diversity proofing tool’

A tool designed to help third sector organisations to ensure their work is open to everyone, irrespective of background or cultural differences.

Link: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/brandpartnerglobal/derbyandderbyshirevpp/documents/3d-equalities-toolkit-may2010.pdf

 

Training Magazine, 2016, ‘Competency management: Challenges and benefits’

This article looks at approaches to ‘competency management’ and the challenges and benefits that present when implemented in practice.

Link:  https://trainingmag.com/competency-management-challenges-and-benefits

 

UCL, 2018, ‘Homeless and Inclusion Health’

The module overview for a short course at London’s Global University.

Link: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/iehc/study/postgraduate_taught/msc-population-health/modules/optional-modules/homeless-and-inclusion-health

 

UCL, 2018, ‘Inclusion Health Network’

The homepage for UCL’s Inclusion Health Network, a collaborative venture between the university and external partners to promote inclusive approaches to research, teaching and policy.

Link: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/inclusion-health

 

UCLH Charity, 2018, Pathway Care Navigators

This is a case study from UCLH sharing the Pathway Care Navigation programme which provides apprenticeships for those with experience of being homeless.

Link: https://www.uclhcharity.org.uk/news/story/pathway-care-navigators

 

Voscur and ladder4learning, 2017, ‘Skills Audit: A toolkit for voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations’

A toolkit designed to encourage VCSE organisations to use skill audits in the process of addressing and identifying training needs at a cost which the organisation can afford.

Link: https://www.swfed.org.uk/uploads/documents/2017-05-03/1493825426-tna-small-business-resource-skills-audit-toolkit.pdf