Briefing paper - 10 steps to building #ourdisabilityconfidence at work
/ Briefing Paper
This briefing paper explores. the concept of #ourdisabilityconfidence and we summarise 10 steps to building disability confidence at work offered by employees working at BT, E.ON Energy, Fujitsu, KPMG, Lloyds, Remploy and Shell.
Disabled Employee Networks or Employee Resource Groups are all structured differently. In fact, there seems to be as many structures as there are networks / resource groups. This template role description may help you think though the range of tasks that might be involved, depending on which type of network you have.
Whether your network is at the beginning of its journey or whether its thriving, it’s good business practice to review how your network is working at least once a year. This might involve a questionnaire, a survey or face to face interviews with key members of the committee, your Champion and other key stakeholders.
External best practice has shown the best results from an annual review come
Whether you’re setting up a new Purple Network or your network has existed for a while, there will be a number of questions on your mind about what a truly effective network looks like. We’ve put together a list of common questions with answers, for example: Should the network or resource group leader and/or the Disability Champion or Executive Sponsor be disabled people themselves?