Useful Links

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is Great Britain’s national equality body. It is responsible for safeguarding and enforcing the laws that protect people’s rights to fairness, dignity and respect.

On this page you can find more information about direct and indirect discrimination.

Chartered Institute of Fundraising – Change Collective

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising has launched a new strategy setting out why change is needed – the business case for equality, diversity and inclusion – and the approach that needs to be taken by the Institute, its members and partners, to ensure that individuals from all backgrounds are not only recruited into the sector but retained and progressed too.

Children England – Open to All

The Open To All campaign encourages all charities to look at their job descriptions, person specifications and recruitment adverts and check whether they really need to require a ‘degree or equivalent’ for some of their roles.*

Over half of the people we asked admitted they didn’t really know what ‘degree or equivalent’ means in recruitment material, unless it’s stipulated very clearly. And a third said they’d been put off applying for a charity job because they didn’t have a degree.

NPC – Walking the Talk on Diversity

The moral case for greater diversity and inclusion in the charity sector is clear. Yet time and again, research into diversity amongst trustees and senior managers in the charity sector shows little progress. So why is the charity sector still struggling to make progress on diversity? And what is getting in the way of making it a priority? NPC interviewed 24 charity leaders and trustees and reviewed the organisational psychology literature to explore these questions further.

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