EDI Training

‘Inclusive organisations are: twice as likely to meet or exceed financial targets,

and eight times more likely to have overall better business outcomes’

(Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends Survey).


‘It’s the best training I’ve ever been on – I really enjoyed

it . . . I actually wanted it to go on longer ! ’

 (CACT EDI Training Participant) 

Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) can be a sensitive subject, and this introductory awareness training course (up to 2.5 hours) is suitable for staff, at all levels. It has been specifically designed to help staff understand more about their responsibilities for promoting equality under the law, and why it’s important.

Accusations of discrimination can have a significant impact on the profile and professional reputation of a business or organisation.

Many employers are unaware that they are liable for the actions of their employees. Their jokes or ill-judged comments (‘banter’) could result in a claim of discrimination.

Employers are liable for the actions of their staff, and inappropriate or ill-judged comments could result in a claim for discrimination and reputational damage.

EDI training is more than just compliance; as PwC emphasises: “If we want to deliver value for our clients, we need diverse talent, views and thinking that reflects the society in which we work”.

Course Outline:

  • An overview of the importance of Equality. Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)
  • Why EDI is important:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) : The right thing to do ?
  • Business Case    
  • Responsibilities under Legislation: an introduction to the Equality Act 2010  
  • Details of the nine (9) Protected Characteristics covered by the Law
  • An understanding of what is meant by Discrimination, and the different types  
  • An understanding of what is considered Prohibited Conduct under the Equality Act 2010
  • The Importance of Language: The appropriate and professional use of Language
  • Organisational Policy / Strategy / Action Plan (if available)

This training can be delivered to a group of your staff, at a time, date and location to suit your business needs.

Full price: £750 (groups of up to 16 participants).

Non-discounted: £47 per participant.

CACT is delighted to offer a 20% discount to all partners.

Discounted: £37.50 per participant.

For further information, please contact:

Dr Michael Seeraj (Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)

Michael.Seeraj@cact.org.uk

 
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