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Diversity is at the forefront of our recruitment process

Futures is committed to embedding diversity and inclusion as a crucial part of the recruitment process in all of our business activities across the public and private sectors. We strive to make sure that our clients meet their own diversity targets, helping them to remove any barriers from the recruitment process.

As a Disability Confident Employer, and Signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, at Futures we pride ourselves on being an inclusive and supportive employer. Many of our partner organisations have schemes in place to ensure veterans, care leavers, and disabled candidates that meet the minimum requirements of a job are all interviewed.

We work with over 96% of top tier local authorities across the UK. Through our detailed public sector knowledge and insight, we prioritise ensuring that our clients can access a diverse talent pool from a wide variety of sources.

Females make up


of interim candidates we place.


of companies prioritise diversity to improve culture [1]

10 ways to embed diversity and inclusion into your recruitment strategy

More and more workplaces are beginning to look at how they can better improve their diversity and culture. Unfortunately, most businesses are still fighting an uphill battle to become more inclusive and diverse. A lot of this comes down to recruitment practices, and more recruiters are beginning to search for ways to implement more inclusive recruiting.

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"One of our core values is ‘Family’ and this is embodied through the collaborative, inclusive and supportive company culture that we’ve worked hard to build here at Futures. It’s crucial to embed diversity & inclusion within recruitment strategy and this goes far beyond just gender and ethnicity. We work with our clients to support them in broadening their horizons when it comes to who they are willing to consider for a role and helping them to build an inclusive company culture."

Tom Liptrot, Managing Director


Disability Confident Committed

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident employer and part of a movement to positively change attitudes & cultures towards recruitment.

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Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant is a public sector pledge from Government, businesses, charities and organisations to demonstrate their support for the armed forces community. We are a Forces Friendly organisation and support the inclusion of our military communities.

Accredited Living Wage Employer

Accredited Living Wage employers have been certified by the Living Wage Foundation.

We support the Living Wage Foundation’s campaign for the idea that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay.

SME Climate Committed

We recognise that climate change poses a threat to the economy, nature and society-at-large, our company commits to take action immediately in order to:

  1. Halve our greenhouse gas emissions before 2030
  2. Achieve net zero emissions before 2050
  3. Disclose our progress on a yearly basis

In doing so, we are proud to be recognised by the United Nations Race to Zero campaign, and join governments, businesses, cities, regions, and universities around the world that share the same mission.

Mindful Employer

The charter for ‘Employers Positive about Mental Health’ is about recognising those employers who are working towards better mental health in the workplace.

We are committed creating a supportive environment for better mental health at work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Useful contacts and resources

The following organisations operate within the equality, diversity and inclusion sector in the EU and UK:

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006, which took over the responsibilities of Commission for Racial Equality, Disability Rights Commission and Equal Opportunities Commission. It is the independent advocate for equality and human rights in Britain. It aims to reduce inequality, eliminate discrimination, strengthen good relations between people, and promote and protect human rights. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, and encourages compliance with the Human Rights Act. It also gives advice and guidance to businesses, the voluntary and public sectors, and to individuals.

Visit Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF)

The Equality and Diversity Forum is a national network of equality and human rights organisations. This website brings together a wide range of equality and human rights information and resources provided by EDF and other organisations.

Visit Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF)

The Runnymede Trust

Founded in 1968, Runnymede is the UK’s leading independent race equality think tank. It generates intelligence for a multi-ethnic Britain through research, network building, leading debate, and policy engagement.

Visit The Runnymede Trust

Inclusive Employers

Established in May 2011, Inclusive Employers is the UK’s first and leading membership organisation for employers looking to build inclusive workplaces. They offer consultancy, training and thought leadership, to help you make inclusion an everyday reality at places of work.

Visit Inclusive Employers


CIPD has a range of fact sheets exploring what diversity and inclusion means in the workplace, and how an effective strategy can support an organisations business objectives.

The fact sheets look at the rationale for action, and outline the steps organisations can take to implement and manage a successful diversity and inclusion strategy, from communication and training to addressing workplace behavior and evaluating progress.

Visit CIPD

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