Access to the professions
How BIS is working with employers to widen access to the professions for under-represented groups.
The membership of professions needs to reflect the diversity of modern society and the customers that need to access their services.
It is in employers’ own best interests to recruit from as wide a range of applicants as possible. Those who discriminate, even unintentionally, risk losing the best person for the job.
Gateways to the professions
We're working with employers to widen access to the professions for under-represented groups.
Equality and diversity toolkit
How professional organisations can embed awareness and support for diversity in their working practices.
Panel on Fair Access to the Professions
Looking at how the professions can open up their recruitment processes to become more inclusive.
Link to profession finder website containing information on nearly 300 UK professional bodies, their entry requirements and sector summaries of the benefits of working in various sectors.