The REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) is the professional body for the recruitment industry.
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme is Britain’s leading best-practice employers' forum for sexual orientation and gender identity equality, diversity and inclusion.
enei (The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion) is the UK's leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion in the workplace.
PurpleSpace is the UK's only learning, network and professional development hub for disabled employees, employee network leaders and allies from all sectors and trades.
Disability Confident - Leader
(Formerly Two Ticks Positive About Disability)
The disability confident symbol has replaced the 'two ticks' symbol, and Equal Approach has become one of only a handful of organisations to hold the Disability Confident - Leader award, out of almost 4,000 organisations that have signed up to the campaign.
By stepping up to become a Disability Confident leader, our business has gained recognition among our peers. We act as a champion of disabled talent within our local and business community, our supply chain and our networks. We are serious about leading the way and about helping other businesses to become Disability Confident.
Investors in Diversity
The Investors in Diversity Award is recognised as much more than just a highly prized and prestigious quality mark. It provides an all-encompassing methodology for improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) practices in the workplace. Those that achieve the Investors in Diversity Award have been enabled to take a structured and planned approach to embedding EDI at the heart of what they do.
Crown Commercial Service Supplier
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) works with both departments and organisations across the whole of the public sector to ensure maximum value is extracted from every commercial relationship and improve the quality of service delivery. The CCS goal is to become the “go-to” place for expert commercial and procurement services.
Organisations become Clear Assured to state their commitment to identifying and removing barriers from recruitment policy, process and practice which have the potential to exclude disabled people.
Investors in the Environment
Investors in the Environment (iiE) is an accreditation scheme, designed to help the business sector save money and reduce their impact on the environment.
Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks.
ISO 9001 certification is globally established as an invaluable Quality Management System standard, and evidences that Equal Approach can demonstrate that it can meet the regulatory requirements and apply the system effectively to be of real benefit to our clients.
MINDFUL EMPLOYER is a voluntary initiative which aims to provide employers with easier access to information and local support in relation to staff experiencing stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions.
DWP’s Age Positive initiative brings together research and information from employers on effectively managing an ageing workforce of all generations.
REC Good Recruitment Campaign
To become as successful as possible in the attraction, selection and hiring of people, it is vital to ensure that good practice prevails throughout the resourcing process. The campaign, created by businesses for businesses, exists to promote the critical importance that good recruitment practice plays in organisational success.
The corporate covenant is a written and publicised voluntary pledge from businesses and organisations who wish to demonstrate their concrete support for the armed forces community.