Together we can make our workplaces a better place for everyone

Join us on 26th May 2022 for our first ever Festival of Workplace Inclusion #TexthelpFest22

On this day, we’ll be bringing together industry experts and people with lived experiences of neurodiversity and disability. Hear from speakers including Jay Blades, Theo Smith, Diane Lightfoot and more.

Together, we’ll explore how to create a better working world for those of us who think, work and learn differently, which is quite a few of us. 15% of the world’s population have a disability. That’s 1 in 7 people. Around 15-20% of us have a neurodiversity such as Dyslexia, Autism and ADHD. With you by our side, we’ll uncover how we can work together to drive change, and make a lasting impact. Featuring:

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Festival details & agenda

26th May 2022
9am - 5pm (BST)

This festival is free and will take place online, so you can enjoy all of our sessions wherever you’re most comfortable. During the festival you’ll attend live sessions and panel discussions, explore lots of free resources, and more. You’ll gain insights from our guest speakers who will present on topics including:

Inclusive recruitment & onboarding

Your day will begin with a look at what inclusive recruitment means and 5 key tips you need to know. Gain advice to help you transform the first 90 days of the employee experience. Uncover how technology plays a role in creating a process that’s accessible, inclusive, and flexible to different needs.

Retaining & developing diverse talent

Your day will continue by exploring how to create an environment that encourages employees to succeed in their own way. Discover what neurodiversity means and gain advice from those with lived experience. Uncover how to improve the employee experience for all, with examples of programmes and initiatives from well known brands leading the way.

Creating a truly inclusive culture

Your day will finish by discovering what makes a truly inclusive culture, and 3 key ingredients you need. Uncover the power of Employee Network groups in creating a place where staff feel heard and supported. Explore how technology can help ‘build a better working world’ for all.

See our full agenda:

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We hope you can join us!


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