Updated: May 6, 2020
Diversity consultancy supports a business to grow and develop in the area of inclusion.
It includes building awareness around diversity and developing systems and processes to embed inclusive processes.
Diversity and inclusion is a core organisational development goal for many organisations. By using a diversity consultancy, you can substantially increase the impact of diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
Diversity consultancy is a service provision that supports your employees and leaders to foster and ember diversity and inclusion, right across the business. Diversity consultants are professionals who have gained a vast amount of experience in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
By engaging the expertise held within a consulting business, you can build diversity and inclusion into the heart of your business and secure real business benefits.
Diversity consulting helps your business in a variety of ways. These can include, for example:
Education and training
Strategic planning and development
Establishing authority around Diversity and inclusion agenda
Mentoring and coaching
There are, however, a number of things to consider when choosing a diversity consultancy, to make sure that it is right for your business.
What to look for in a Diversity Consultancy business?
In this modern age, a serious business will have an internet and social media presence. Evaluate the website and make sure that it has a contact address and telephone number. It is a legal requirement for a registered company to display this information on its website. It must also display a VAT number, if it is registered for VAT.
Other points to consider....
Is there an opportunity to discuss your business needs or does the company website just give you a list of services and a price list?
Does the consultancy website provide you with enough information about the work that the consultancy delivers?
Very often, consultancies provide little detail about their services or service benefits to potential clients. Rather, they have lots of pictures and a content form!
It is also important not to be swayed by lots of client logos on a website.