HR (Human Resources)

Good Human Resources (HR) are essential to running a sustainable organisation. We have pulled together some information that should provide you with a starting point for developing your approach to HR issues.

Inclusion London HR Policy Templates for DDPOs

Type of support offered: HR Policy Templates developed to meet the specific Human Resources and employment needs of Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations.

Cost: Free to Inclusion London members (see here for details)

In work support for staff:

Access to Work

Offers financial support to employees for reasonable adjustments at work

Disability Arts Online have produced videos and Easy Read guidance that explain Access to Work and how to apply. These were developed for the arts and cultural sector but are just as relevant to other DDPOs. Guides are available for employees and employers



Workplace Mental Health Support Service. Support for employees and advice and guidance for employers to support people with a mental health condition in employment

HR advice and peer support:

Cranfield Trust

Contact: 01794 830338. Free-to-join online community of voluntary sector people working on HR issues. Can post queries and get advice on issues


CEO support groups. Charities offered a discount of half the monthly fee. The full fee is £465/month.


Legal HR Advice:

General Legal Advice Bulletins:

Sandy Adirondack (freelance consultant with specialism in legal aspects of voluntary sector governance and management) produces a regular email update of legal advice for voluntary sector organisations. You can sign up by sending an email to Updates are free (Sandy asks for a small voluntary contribution).

Employment Law Bulletins:

The Employment Law Mailing List delivers email bulletins containing new legislation and important employment law cases as soon as they come out. It is free to join and all emails contain an ‘unsubscribe’ link. Typically two or three emails are sent out each week.


Recruitment boards specialising in recruitment and Disabled people:


Contact: 0845 658 5717. Job board for Disabled people. Advice and guidance on best employment practice re Disabled people. Training and events. Advice and training for disabled employees


Radical Recruit

We are an innovative social recruitment consultancy. We employ a values led approach to sourcing talent and represent those who are underrepresented in the labour market; working exclusively with disadvantaged candidates from marginalised communities. Aims to bridge the gap between disadvantaged job seekers and the business world





Please also visit our page of HR resources focused on managing staff during COVID 19 here

inclusion-london-reportsMore resources available in our Members area

• Member Resource: Getting to Grips with Business Modelling
• DDPO HR Policy Templates
• Toolkit: Making Events Accessible to Disabled People

Not a member? Find out how your organisation can become a member at