This month it’s all about data. How do you support your organisation to approach the subject of data? How do you know when you have accurate data about the number of disabled people working in your organisation? What are the questions you need to ask yourselves when your organisation wants to get more accurate data?
This month we kick off with a podcast with Disability Consultant and Change Agent Graeme Whippy MBE. Graeme led on disability management at Lloyds Banking Group from 2010 to 2016, where he created an award-winning approach to making workplace adjustments for disabled employees.
Graeme is now an independent consultant who helps employers become brilliant at employing disabled people, an important aspect of which is embedding cultural change as measured by employees' willingness to share their disability status. He’s enjoyed considerable success in doing this, for example helping Channel 4 increase the percentage of staff sharing their disability from 3% to 11.5%, and 1% to 8% at Viacom International Media Networks.
Podcaster and Disability and Diversity Consultant Phil Friend will ask Graeme:
- How would you advise network / resource group leaders who get involved in fresh plans to measure the number of disabled people being employed by an organisation?
- What practical things can network / resource group leaders do to help their organisations get better data?
- What three ‘Big Tips” would you give a new network / resource group leader who wants to build a story-telling campaign to support the process of good data collection?
The podcast is perfect if you:
- Need some inspiration about where to start when it comes to data;
- You are looking for some hints and tips from an experienced consultant in data collection;
- You want to build your organisation’s confidence from the inside out.
This PurpleSpace podcast is freely available from 1st November 2019 – for members who want to chat things through in more depth book yourself on the Member Zone Chat session on 25th November where Graeme Whippy will join us as a guest or a Power Hour session with Sally Ward on 20th November.