Complying with broadcaster diversity guidelines

The format of the seminar is informal to allow debate about how to satisfy broadcaster requirements.

Available Courses

Course content

  • Overview of discrimination law
  • How discrimination law applies to staff and freelancers
  • What is direct discrimination, direct discrimination, victimisation and harassment?
  • Looking at issues in relation to long-term illness and disability including reasonable adjustments to recruitment and appointment practices
  • What are the exceptions to discrimination law and what is an occupa­tional requirement for a role? How does this affect talent appointment?
  • What is the difference between positive discrimination and positive ac­tion? Are quotas for BAME, LGBT or disabled applicants legal?
  • How can a production company comply with broadcaster requirements in the light of discrimination law?
  • Overview of best practice in recruitment and freelancer appointment to avoid discrimination issues
  • Giving and taking up references in the context of recruitment and possi­ble discrimination issues
  • Maternity and pregnancy legal issues in the context of recruitment and freelancer appointment
  • Flexible working practices and the impact of discrimination law makers

Who it's for

This seminar is suitable for producers, production managers, senior management, human resources staff and anyone in the industry wanting to know more about employment discrimination law and how to comply with broadcaster diversity requirements within the law.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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Diversity: Complying with broadcaster diversity guidelines

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