Advice on implementing equality and diversity for recruitment and selection, including a diversity checklist.

Resources required:

  • HR support/agency to create similar statements in your own university.

Available evidence of impact:

  • Increased recruitment rates of staff with protected characteristics.
  • Career progression.
  • Breaking down structural and cultural barriers.
  • Reduction in perceived stereotyping.

Links to available resources:

Implementation and potential challenges:

  • HR support/agency to create similar statements.
  • Culture change.
  • Legal considerations.

How to Use:

  • Prioritise EDI within HR policy in your department.
  • Commitment at institutional levels.
  • Interview panel receive unconscious bias and race equality training.
  • EDI statements read out at start of interviews.