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Books:

"A Dozen Brilliant Reasons to Employ Disabled People" (To buy click here)

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If you have ever wanted to understand (or help others understand) the business case for employing disabled people, this is the definitive book for you. Using evidence from a wide range of research, case studies and personal experience, every aspect of the workplace is examined in relation to inclusivity, providing a compelling business case relevant to every sector.

"This is the book I could have done with right at the start of my journey" (Michael Vermeersch, Microsoft)

"Every business should have a copy of this enlightening book" (Dr Phil Friend)

"An accessible, positive and informative read for anyone interested in the richness of difference in the workplace" (Francesca Martinez, comedian, author and activist)

"A Dozen Great Ways to Employ disabled People" (To buy click here)

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Always using the same recruitment and assessment methods means always getting the same kind of candidates. Post Covid-19, it's more important than ever to enure we have a diverse workforce. Attracting a new audience of candidates means using new recruitment methods. Aimed at talent acquisition, HR and recruitment professionals, this book is the essential "how to' of inclusive and accessible recruitment.

"If you are working towards a more diverse (and therefore more valuable) workforce then this is a 'must have' guide for all talent and acquisition teams" (Jacqui Dobson, FT, D&I Partner)

"A Dozen Great Ways to Recruit Disabled People is a timely and fantastic read that shares valuable insights into best practices throughout the recruitment process. To anyone that is involved in recruitment, I highly recommend reading (and applying) these insights." (Simon Clements, Talent and transformation Lead, IBM)

 

 

E-Books:

"Diversity: The Business Benefits" (to buy, click here)

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There is much talk about Diversity being "good for business", but where is the evidence? This book explores research, studies and real life case studies. It is a must for anyone who wants to know, or who wants to convince others, of the bottom line business benefits of diversity.

 

 

 

 

 

"Disability Etiquette" (to buy, click here)

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Many people feel embarrassed or awkward around disabled people. Fear of saying the wrong thing can mean the disabled person is ignored and isolated. This light-hearted book, illustrated with cartoons, will remove all that fear and help you feel confident around disabled people.

 

 

 

 

Other Organisations

 

Diversity and Ability

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Diversity and Ability show employers the shifts they really need to make to build an inclusive workplace.  We offer consultancy and leadership support, drawing upon our own lived and shared experiences to help you shape your organisation into one that embraces and welcomes diversity. We have created a series of interactive training workshops which aim to increase awareness around a range of diversity issues and give participants the practical skills to embed an inclusive approach to neurodiversity and disability in your workplace. We offer Workplace Needs Assessments;  designed to provide an overview of any challenges employees might face at work, as a result of neurodiversity or disability. And to create a full circle of inclusion, we also support individuals in their work with 1-2-1 Assistive Technology training, workplace strategy coaching and mental health mentoring. Visit the Diversity and Ability website here. Or, you can download their employee services brochure here.

 

The Clear Company

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We are the UK's leading experts with more than a decade of experience and a track record of assisting public and private sector companies and charities to achieve their full potential by improving diversity in recruitment and talent management. Find out more here, and you can sign up for our newsletter and get a free ClearKit licence.