Equalities resources

On this page you’ll find all of the resources we have developed to help you make workplaces fairer. Got an idea for a resource? Email equalities@community-tu.org

Stand up for equality!

We're looking for members to become equalities reps

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Join the conversation

Join members on our equalities facebook group to get involved in our work

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Community’s strategy for equalities


Guidance for disabled workers
Safety at work: including specific advice for women, BAME and disabled members
Rights for pregnant workers
Domestic abuse guidance
Advice for members experiencing sexual violence

Equality impact assessments


Mental health, a guide for reps

Flexible working

Equal pay and pay gaps

Sexual harassment (coming soon)


Menopause at work: all resources

Menopause at work: a guide for members and reps

Menopause at work: a model policy for employers, docx and PDF

BAME workers

A guide to tackling racism and discrimination at work

Guidance for workers with religious faith or belief

Disabled workers

Making self-employment work for disabled people: a research report

Guidance on reasonable adjustments (coming soon)

LGBT+ workers

LGBT+ rights at work

LGBT+ mental health webinar

Equalities news and updates

Community - July 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Community inputs to review of impact of COVID-19 on BAME workers Community has shared our findings and recommendations on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME [...]
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Christopher Knight - June 30th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
I’m sure that all members will join me to express deep distress at the death of George Floyd, and their support for all those affected [...]
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Abi Sesay - June 25th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Incidents of the past fortnight, following the murder of George Floyd in America, have made landmark histories with a rippling effect across continents. In the [...]
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Anna Mowbray - June 25th, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
This June 2020 would have been a month of Pride celebrations. However, this year, large scale parades and celebrations will not be possible.    To mark the month in these more [...]
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Community - June 24th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Community General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss CBE, yesterday hosted a live zoom call for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) members. The call was an opportunity [...]
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Community - June 24th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Yesterday, Henpicked Menopause In The Workplace, the UK’s leading menopause experts, led an insightful webinar for Community members and friends, about making our workplaces menopause [...]
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Community - June 23rd, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
INWED is an international awareness campaign which raises the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls [...]
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Roy Rickhuss - June 19th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
In light of recent protests that are taking place in the UK and across the world I wanted to write and tell you about the [...]
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Baroness Lawrence - June 18th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today I am adding my voice, and the voice of my union, Community, to the call for the recommendations of the latest Public Health England [...]
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Linda Ballard - June 15th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
This pride month I wanted to share my perspective on LGBT+ rights as a Christian. Alongside the support I receive, and the benefits of having [...]
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