The following resources can be helpful for employers seeking guidance to support staff with protected characteristics:
Action for Race Equality UK (ARE)
ARE champion fairness, challenge discrimination and pioneer innovative solutions to empower Black, Asian and Mixed Heritage people through education, employment and enterprise.
Information and advice service on matters affecting older people in Wales.
An employment resource booklet for autistic workers
The British Menopause Society (BMS) is the specialist authority for menopause and post reproductive health in the UK. The BMS educates, informs and guides healthcare professionals, working in both primary and secondary care, on menopause and all aspects of post reproductive health.
Campaigning for a fairer Wales for women.
Disability Wales is the national association of disabled peoples organisations in Wales striving to achieve the rights and equality of all disabled people.
A registered charity with a vision is to help create a nation without prejudice or discrimination. Here, an overview of the Welsh Equalities landscape from the EHRC is provided covering aspects of the Equality Act 2010 that help employers and business to increase diversity and reduce inequality.
Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team Wales
Supporting ethnic minority young people and their families.
Information and guidance on the Equality Act 2010, including age discrimination and public sector Equality Duty.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Legal advice and guidance surrounding equal rights provided as part of their mandate to challenge discrimination, and to protect and promote human rights.
Independent Age, Advice and Guidance
Advice and guidance for older people’s employment rights.
Maternity Action is the UK’s maternity rights charity dedicated to promoting, protecting and enhancing the rights of all pregnant women, new mothers and their families to employment, social security and health care.
The voice of learning disability in Wales. Mencap can provide information on understanding the rights of people with a learning disability and how to support them.
ACAS provides information for employers on managing the effects of the menopause, supporting staff through the menopause, talking with staff about the menopause and menopause and the law.
National Equality Standard (NES)
The UK’s leading diversity, equality, and inclusion standard. The NES provides recommendations supplemented by an action plan, based on a repository of best practice which details how to ensure full compliance against the nine legal protected characteristics.
Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
Supporting older people across Wales through the Advice and Assistance team, This ensures that older people’s voices and experiences guide the Commissioner’s work, and that these are heard and acted upon by policy and decision-makers.
Established to work towards the principal of equality and creating a fair and just society. A range of services and resources are available dedicated to helping tackle discrimination and hate crime.
Race Council Cymru (RCC) is the overarching umbrella body established by ethnic minority grassroots communities in Wales. RCC designs and delivers key programmes, training, events and activities. The umbrella body for organisations in Wales to promote and champion race equality.
The Government Equalities Office have produced a guide for employers explaining the duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments for their staff.
Scope is the disability equality charity in England and Wales. Scope provide practical advice and emotional support to people through their helpline, online community, community engagement programmes, partnerships and more.
Providing advice on best practice to support LGBT+ staff including their Diversity Champions programme.
Trans Aid Cymru aims to help Transgender, Non-Binary and Intersex (TIN) people through mutual aid support.
Women’s Equality Network (WEN) Wales
WEN Wales is an organisation to support women and girls and end gender discrimination in Wales whereby all women, men and non-binary people have equal authority and opportunity to shape society and their own lives.