SBB29 – The trans-friendly workplace: a guide for managers

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The trans-friendly workplace

Creating a safe and respectful working environment is essential for supporting your transgender employees and enabling them to give you their best. This short briefing explains employers’ key legal responsibilities and sets out best practice for supporting transgender staff.

Many transgender people experience a lack of understanding and support in their place of work, and this can affect their morale and productivity and their loyalty to their employer. Knowing how best to support your transgender staff is essential for both their well-being and that of your organisation.

Combining drama with expert commentary, lived experience and a case study from leading UK insurance company LV=, this briefing provides an insight into supporting and working effectively with transgender colleagues and customers and creating a respectful working environment where everyone can be themselves and give their best.

This video briefing will give a better understanding of:

    • best practice for supporting transgender staff
    • the basics of drawing up transgender policies in the workplace
    • how the law protects transgender people and what employers’ responsibilities are
    • how to support a transgender employee through their gender transition and beyond
    • the importance of open dialogue and support networks in the workplace


  • Duration:
  • 10:49
  • Genre:
  • Video briefing
  • Producer:
  • Skill Boosters

Video formats (subject to availability):

  • High Definition (mp4, 1280x720)
  • Standard Definition (mp4, 640x360)
  • Mobile (mp4, 480x270)

Featured experts:

Rachel Reese