Partner for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion isn’t about ticking boxes or being politically correct. It’s about building an inclusive culture that builds enduring relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally.
Effective diversity and inclusion seeks to engage with staff, management and other stakeholders holistically, this allows for better representation where individuals can bring their true self to the workplace. Organisations have the opportunity to be a step ahead of what is prescribed legislatively and to go beyond legal compliance.
Audit & Review
At McLean Partnership we utilise primary and secondary data at a granular level, going well beyond ‘protected characteristics’ or the detail dictated by the Equality Act 2010, to provide you with a deeper understanding of your workforce.
Our findings will provide the foundation for an evidence-based strategy – one that identifies areas of best practice, any developmental needs, areas for improvement and ultimately a set of detailed, achievable targets.
Strategy Development & Implementation
The audit and review forms the basis of our EDI action plan development, and we will work with your managers and teams to implement it. Regular impact assessments, evaluations and monitoring provide clarity as to the progress you’re making.
We will work with an EDI steering group or network to build a framework for your organisation by linking the EDI plan to their strategic objectives. Oversight of the plan will be owned by an appointed committee that will support its continued delivery. Where a committee doesn’t already exist, we will work with you to develop one.
Training & Development
We offer bespoke EDI training that provides both a broad overview of current thinking, while delving deeper into methods delegates can utilise to be EDI champions beyond policy, recruitment and simple box-ticking initiatives.
Utilising a mixture of theory and practice, the training is relevant to both the delegate’s day-to-day work and the organisation’s strategic objectives. Everybody walks away specific, action-based objectives – we want delegates to understand how they can influence EDI in their everyday work, teams and departments.
Our team of experts can be engaged on a consultancy basis for any bespoke projects you have.