Equality analysis

Meaningful EA’s(also known as Equality impact assessments/EIA's) are a first base in good Equality, Diversity and Inclusive practice. They can enable your business to assess and improve its performance, it also allows an organisation to ensure that it does not disadvantage any communities.

It is beneficial to carry out Equality Analysis should be carried out where a:

  • service is being reviewed or developed
  • new policy, procedure or guidance is being developed
  • restructure is taking place
  • new function is being developed
  • funding bid or tender is being submitted

There are so many business benefits to carrying out Equality analysis including:

  • increasing efficiency and effectiveness 
  • developing a responsive service to service users/clients  
  • mitigating business risk 
  • avoiding damage to reputation  
  • demonstrating to external organisations that your organisation values equality, diversity and inclusion

If you would like to implement an equality analysis process in your organisation, review your current equality analysis processes or would like training delivered regarding equality analysis get in touch!