Equality and Diversity
Training and Consulting
We are a group of equality specialists who work with clients to deliver equality and diveristy projects. We have significant experience in this area, and work UK wide on a freelance or project basis. Based in Glasgow, we are Scotland’s leading providers of equality training, and specialise in training decision makers in equality impact assessments. Our approach is effective, proportionate, relevant and engaging.
Scottish Borders Council
Equality Impact Assessments
We are supporting Scottish Borders Council in equality impact assessing their HR policies. This has included a review of equality evidence, drafting the assessments and recommending revisions to further advance equality in internal processes.
Sports Council Equality Group
Review of Standard
We worked with Sport Scotland and the UK Sports Council Equality Group to review the UK Equality Standard for Sport. This Standard is a framework to guide sports organisations in advancing equality by widening access and increasing participation.
We were appointed to assist Creative Scotland in considering how its proposed Strategy would affect protected groups. This included an evidence review looking at access to, and employment within, the arts, screen and creative industries.
Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission
We were asked to design and deliver equality and diversity training for this Commission. This tailored training for Board Members focused on how good practice in equality and diversity can assist good governance, and how equality can be mainstreamed.
Equality Pay Tool
We developed a Liveflo Equal Pay Tool to guide employers in carrying out Equal Pay Audits. The Tool takes employers through each step of the process, and assists the production of a systematic and comprehensive Equal Pay Audit.
Garden North Chambers
Constitution and Code Review
We reviewed a Code and Constitution for a Chamber of Barristers to ensure that they embedded the standards set by Bar Standards Board and its guidance on promoting diversity within the profession.
RELEVANT & PRACTICAL EQUALITY TRAINING
EQIA Training delivered to:
Scottish Funding Council
West College Scotland
National Museums Scotland
Scottish Court Service
Postive Action in Housing
City of Glasgow College
Law Society of Scotland
A Tailored Approach to
Equality and Diversity Training
Law Society of Scotland
All staff attended tailored training, which included case studies, discussions, and advice on good practice
All staff at the General Teaching Council for Scotland attended training which aimed to help participants mainstream equality in policies and processes.
Equality in Recruitment
This recruitment agency was provided with training on equality in the recruitment process, and how to avoid bias.
We have been commissioned to provide the internal equality group at the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Services with training to assist them in the quality assurance of Equality Impact Assessments.
Training on how to produce high quality Equality Impact Assessments was delivered to policy and decision makers.
This training was provided to help staff understand how to make reasonable adjustments to internal processes such as Admissions, and to the curriculum itself.
Equality and Inclusion
We are currently working with YPeople, developing inhouse training materials to raise general awareness and to ensure inclusion in the provision of front line services.
6 groups of staff attended Equality Impact Assessment training, which included using the internal template, gathering equality evidence and consulting with stakeholders.
Fraser Consulting and Associates,
Film City Glasgow,
401 Govan Road
Glasgow , Scotland G51 2QJ