There are organisations that can offer strategic programmes and training to help your business with the recruitment, retention and promotion of disabled staff.

The Indie Training Fund (ITF)
The Indie Training Fund (ITF) runs training courses for production companies and freelancers across the UK, and also offer bespoke training to their member companies. They run a course called Disability in television, which is a half day workshop designed to answer your questions about working with or employing disabled talent in television. Find out more on their website and contact them about training by e-mailing

Sminty Ltd
Sminty Ltd is a disability and diversity consultancy that works with major corporate organisations in the UK and internationally. The training and consultancy services they offer help clients deliver strategic and innovative programmes that improve the recruitment, retention, and promotion of disabled staff and deliver better services to disabled customers. Sminty is supported by a team of talented associates, all specialists in their own field. Uniquely, they also work closely with a team of actors and comedians for training sessions or events that offer something fun and different. To discuss your consultancy needs, e-mail