Inclusive recruitment

Recruitment is more than finding the right people for your team. It is an opportunity to demonstrate your values and how you work.

Factors to consider in recruitment include:

  • How to centre culture and values (see above)
  • Anonymous applications
  • Equal opportunities monitoring
  • Schemes to increase candidates from marginalised backgrounds such as Disability and Ethnicity Confident Schemes
  • Clear communication with candidates
  • Provision of reasonable adjustments in recruitment and on hiring
  • Structured and consistent interviews

In recruitment and HR matters you should make sure you have a clear understanding of protected characteristics and the law around them. You can take positive action to recruit a more diverse team whereas positive discrimination is unlawful in Great Britain.  

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