Recruiting Talent resources

Posted 25.02.2023

Recruiting Talent is a series of events that brings together employers and experts who can support businesses to change the way they recruit and retain staff, accessing a wider pool of talent available locally and contributing to greater productivity. This webpage provides links to resources that can help you understand how recruiting inclusively can benefit your business.  Resources will be added so check back regularly to see what’s new.

Recruiting Inclusively – why this makes sense to your business
Everyday Inclusion: what really works?
Diversity & inclusion measurement tool
Building Successful Careers: Employers Guide to Supporting Care Leavers in the Workplace
How to Inspire, Hire and Grow Diverse Talent – BITC
Flexible working – Timewise

Dyslexic strengths and the changing world of work report
Recruiting inclusively article on people with disabilities
Employing autistic people – a guide for employers (
Apprenticeships for people with a learning disability
DWP Disability Confident webinars

Recruiting inclusively article on ex-offenders
Employing prisoners and ex-offenders – see what’s on the inside
New Futures Network guidance about working with ex-offenders
Federation of Master Builders magazine shares advice from one employer on recruiting from prisons

Young people
Hidden Talent: Doing Good is Doing Good Business
Prince’s Trust Kayanne Bond explains how a job at a theme park changed her life

Over 50s
Good Recruitment for Older Workers: A guide for employers

Recruiting Talent events
Recruiting Talent in D2N2 post-event page 17/2/23
North Derbyshire post-event page 19/7/22
Mansfield & Ashfield post event page 16/2/22
Bassetlaw post event page 16/9/21
Nottinghamshire post event page 17/3/21  and marketplace directory  (lists organisations that can support your business to recruit ‘inclusively’)
Broxtowe post event page 27/2/20
Newark post event page 27/1/20
Gedling post event page 19/11/19
Derby post event page 19/7/19 and event report

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