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Our National Inclusion Standard is an evidence-based, objective, accreditation tool for assessing and promoting inclusion in the workplace. The National Inclusion Standard acts as a framework for delivering on your organisation’s diversity and inclusion strategy and helps you to measure and further improve the progress you are making towards becoming a more inclusive employer. It is a way to assess and acknowledge where your organisation is in its inclusion journey through your accreditation status. Put simply, it’s the best way of checking how inclusive your organisation is.

Participating organisations demonstrate their work in six areas of inclusion and diversity (we call these the six pillars). Submissions are carefully marked and verified in order to generate in-depth, confidential feedback and practical recommendations and organisations are awarded Gold, Silver, Bronze or Committed status on the basis of the progress they have made.

Foundation Assessment

Organisations at an early stage in their inclusion journey that are not yet ready to seek accreditation can benefit from the National Inclusion Standard Foundation Assessment. The Foundation is flexible in that it can be undertaken at any point in the year. It offers an external review of your current inclusion programme with structured feedback and recommendations for next steps.

It was useful to focus our attention on the key areas for diversity and inclusion strategic planning, we have identified gaps and have a clearer understanding of future development

2018 National Inclusion Standard Participant

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