The Acas Podcast


LGBTI+: pride and support at work

Do all employers take pride in their people? In this episode we focus on the importance of organisations supporting their LGBTI+ communities and what practical steps they can take to be a more diverse and inclusive workplace.


We are joined by Lucie Garvin, Deputy Chair of the Acas LGBTI+ & Allies staff network; Tom Price who is the Senior Leader Champion for the Acas LGBTI+ & Allies staff network and Emma Dunn, Chair of a:gender, the cross-government network supporting trans and intersex staff across government. We discuss:

·        Issues affecting LGBTI+ people at work

·        How to set up an LGBTI+ & Allies staff network

·        Celebrating Pride and continued LGBTI+ support


Episode resources:

Advice and guidance on how to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in your workplace:

Download our free equality, diversity and inclusion policy template:

Emma Dunn’s blog on the Equality Act 2010:

Lucie Garvin’s blog on how Acas relaunched it’s LGBTI+ & Allies staff network:

Read the findings from research conducted by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) on supporting trans employees in the workplace:

To contact an Acas adviser for specialist support, get in touch

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