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Class in the UK

Though class is not technically part of the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010, it is still an important factor of many people’s identities, and people still experience negative behaviour based on their socioeconomic status. The perceived class of a person can affect their interview outcomes, career progression, and how included they feel at work. This session will explore class, its markers, and how to address classism in the workplace.

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Age

This class explores age-based discrimination regarding both older and younger people at work. It will cover common unconscious biases and potential changes that businesses can make to improve the inclusion of younger and older people at work.

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Disability

As of the 2021 UK census, 23% of working age adults describe themselves as disabled, which means that it’s extremely likely that you have staff with disabilities. This course will explore the barriers faced by disabled people and how you can be more inclusive at work.

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Faith

Though the UK is broadly secular, with religion being kept out of government and legislation, it is still important to respect the spiritual faiths and beliefs of different groups. This class will cover the most common religions in the UK and explain adjustments and accommodations that may be needed within the workplace.

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Race and Race Awareness

Racism and racial discrimination are still a major problem throughout society, including within the workplace. This class will explain common stereotypes and microaggressions, how to combat them, and give advice on being more inclusive of different races at work.

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Trans identities

Trans people – particularly trans women – have been thrust into the media spotlight in recent years, alongside a large amount of misinformation and misunderstandings. This course will help to clarify language, dispel common myths, and give advice on being inclusive in the workplace.

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LGBTQ+

This course will expand delegates’ understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, their experiences, and how to be more inclusive of different genders and sexualities at work.

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Neurodiversity

Your organisation almost certainly has neurodivergent members of staff: up to 20% of people in the UK are neurodivergent in some way, which is approximately 13 million people. This course defines and explains the broad range of different types of neurodiversity, including practical advice for ensuring inclusion in both the recruitment process and the workplace.

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Gender equality

This class will explore what gender equality is, why it is important, and why it should be a goal for all organisations. It will help attendees to expand their understanding of gender inequality and to identify where gender equality can be improved within the workplace.

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Menopause

This class will give attendees a good understanding of what the menopause is and how it may affect employees at work. It will also provide tools to help managers and their teams support colleagues who may be experiencing difficult symptoms.

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Allyship

Though most people would like to help and support those who face discriminatory barriers and prejudices, many don’t know how to go about it. This course will define what being an ally means, practical changes you can make, and how you can challenge discrimination in yourself and others.

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The Equality Act 2010

Every organisation has rights and responsibilities regarding equal treatment and discrimination, as laid out in the Equality Act 2010. This class will explain what these are, what kinds of issue they apply to, and why this legislation is relevant to your business.

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