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Diversity and inclusion

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity and inclusion within our workforce, in the partnerships we support and in the delivery of high quality sporting activities and programmes.

We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination including direct and indirect discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

Read our full statement in our Diversity and inclusion policy and also see our Accessible Communications guidelines

Our aim is that we will actively work to try to make our workforce truly representative of all sections of society and those we engage with and everyone feels respected and able to give their best.

Yorkshire Sport Foundation recognises and embraces the benefits of having a diverse Board, and sees increasing diversity at Board level as an essential element to achieve our stated aims and objectives.

Disability Confident Employer

Yorkshire Sport Foundation have undertaken and completed the Disability Confident self-assessment
We are taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident employer
We are offering at least one action to get the right people for our business and at least one action to keep and develop our people.
In continuing our Disability Confident journey, we are ensuring that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
Read more about us as an employer.


Accessible communications

We recognise that people need to access publications in a range of formats because of their different needs. 

Publications will be designed in recognition of and available in a range of formats for people who: 

  • Are visually impaired 
  • Have a learning impairment such as dyslexia or a learning disability  
  • Have a low standard of literacy 
  • May not have English as their first language 
  • Have any combination of these. 

We follow Plain English guidelines and the advice in Activity Alliance’s Inclusive Communications guide.

You can read more in our Accessible communications and branding guidelines

Read our Diversity and Inclusion Policies and Action Plan on our Governance page

If you have a comment, query or complaint or to request documents in alternative formats,  you can submit it via the form on the Contact Us page and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
Provision for Textphone, Minicom, text enabled phones and hearing loops for meetings  are available on request. 

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