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)

Access to Work

Type of support offered: HR – Reasonable Adjustments. Offers financial support to employees for reasonable adjustments.

Cost: Accessed by individual employees


Type of support offered: Leadership Development. Offers a range of training, guidance papers, toolkits, publications, consultancy support re: leadership development, and peer support networks

Cost: Some free guidance but mostly reliant on joining as a member. On a sliding scale dependant on size of organisation but minimum £200

Action on Disability and Work UK

Contact: Alan Rickell or Claire Wickham, 0117 961 7909

Type of support offered: HR – specialist related to employing disabled staff. Training for employers on disability access; mediation at work; HR audits and advice; facilitating staff networks; running focus groups with staff

Cost: Charged

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness


Type of support offered: Leadership Development. Postgraduate training courses on leadership and specific areas such as fundraising, marketing etc. Short courses and masterclasses.

Cost: See their website for details.

Clore Social Leadership Programme

Type of support offered: Leadership Development. Intensive leadership development programme

Cost: Free to those selected (a group of Fellows is selected each year)

Cranfield Trust

Contact: 01794 830338

Type of support offered: HR. Free-to-join online community of voluntary sector people working on HR issues. Can post queries and get advice on issues

Cost: Free


Contact: 0845 658 5717

Type of support offered: HR – Job board for disabled people. Advice and guidance on best employment practice re disabled people. Training and events. Advice and training for disabled employees

Cost: Charged


Contact: 020 7832 5880,

Type of support offered: HR and Employment Law. Telephone advice, health checks, consultancy support, training, document bank each element charged at different rates (see menu).

Cost: 30 mins free advice per month to NCVO members

LVSC (Happy)

Contact: 020 7375 7375,

Type of support offered: Management and Personal Development. Broad range of training re: management competencies, and organisational change and development

Cost: Charged (see programme)


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

Cost: Accessed by individual employees

Sandy Adirondack

Type of support offered: Legal information including HR-related. Legal information online. You can register for free regular updates in a number of areas

Cost: Free

TPP Not for Profit

Type of support offered: HR recruitment free advertising on website of volunteer roles, professional devt seminars

Cost: Charged recruitment services. Some free services


Type of support offered:  HR. Leadership development. CEO support groups.

Cost: Charities offered a discount of half the monthly fee. The full fee is £465/month.



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

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