Call to book: 01983 861133

Supporting Non-Binary and Transgender People in the Workplace Workshop

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel , 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU

Registration fee: £395 plus VAT per delegate

14th February 2019 - London

7th March - Edinburgh

4th April - Cardiff

1st May - Manchester

27th June - Birmingham

Why attend this crucial workshop?

  • Avoid losing talent by alienating trans and non-binary employees
  • Send messages of maximised inclusion
  • Improve and sustain your business performance and talent management
  • Communicating your strong organisational values

Which functions will benefit from attending

  • Policy & Strategy, Operations, Line Management, Legal, Talent, Training & Development , HR, Diversity & Equality, Recruitment & Resourcing

Schedule

Registration & coffee

WELCOME, TERMS OF REFERENCE, LEARNING OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES

UNDERSTANDING FIRST

  • Medical definitions and terms
  • Statistics and background
  • Language: glossary of terms
  • Pronouns
  • Trans and non-binary staff in the workplace: what are the challenges?
  • Unconscious bias
  • Cultural fit challenges
  • Re-engineering agency relationships
  • Educating line managers

Coffee & networking

LEGISLATION ROUND-UP AND UPDATE: ENSURING YOU ARE WORKING WITHIN THE NEW LAW

  • Protected characteristics
  • Equality Act
  • Gender Recognition Act
  • Recent cases and lessons learned: Primark gender reassignment case

Lunch & networking

POLICY AND PRACTICE: WHERE DO YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE?

  • The employer’s role in the transition team
  • Timelines, consultations and surgeries: understanding the processes
  • Getting to grips with the emotional and medical processes and procedures: where can the supportive employer make a difference?
  • Understanding fluidity of gender identification
  • Overcoming the limitations of binary categorisation
  • What is your current trans and non-binary policy?
  • How should you support employees through transition?
  • Sick leave considerations
  • HR implications:
    • Amending and recording gender
    • How and when to communicate to colleagues and clients
    • Dress codes: who is affected and why?
    • How to encourage disclosure on employee data
    • GRC
    • Other considerations: data, systems, processes, suppliers, supply chain, facilities
  • Future-proofing your employment policies and practices

Afternoon tea & networking

COMPANY ADJUSTMENTS YOU CAN AND SHOULD MAKE NOW: CASE STUDIES AND BRAINSTORMING SESSION

Delegates will be encouraged to exchange ideas and experiences, exploring best practice and ensuring their organisation complies with current and future legislation

  • Trans awareness training
  • Embedding a new mentality
  • Addressing difficult questions
  • Adopting and publicising your non-binary and trans-inclusion policy
  • Awkwardness to bullying and everything in between: an alternative view of working life
  • Discrimination: stats and surveys
  • Safeguarding employees and managing concerns
  • Creating inclusive cultures
  • Promoting listening. Learning and respect to foster engagement and inclusion

Wrap up and outstanding questions

End of workshop

Contact us to book or discuss our events & services

Phone icon 01983 861133
Email icon info@bfi.co.uk

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