Business Training

Support U offers a range of high-quality professional business training and awareness sessions to increase understanding of issues affecting LGBT+ people. It is really important to us, to help and improve the support organisations provide for the LGBT+ community; both customers and staff!

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We provide bespoke business training for professionals across the private, public and voluntary sector to increase understanding of the issues affecting LGBT+ people.

Our Training and Consultancy programmes will give you the opportunity to gain a range of valuable skills and knowledge to confidently work with customers, employees and colleagues. Based on the most recent research and policy, this supports professionals and organisations to be up-to-date, meet legal requirements, improve quality of service and promote diversity and inclusion. All packages are delivered by our highly skilled training and consultancy team and offered at very competitive prices starting from £250 for a 2-hour session.

Support U can also develop bespoke business training sessions to meet the specific needs of your organisation. Please feel free to get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Below are some statistics on workplace LGBT+ issues and concerns:

LGBT+ hate crime and bullying not reported in the workplace1
Trans people not living in their preferred gender due to fear at work2
LGBT+ persons (and allies) who express a preference to work with an openly supportive organisation3
Persons who have had absence from work due to mental health issues related to sexuality1

The skill, patience and awareness shown during our recent training session from Support U really does show why they are the best source for LGBT+ support in the area!

Get support for your business!

We provide a range of services for LGBT+ training. Our dedicated business team are here to help with any query, question or concern that you may have. Our services are competitively priced with all money raised being utilised to continue our core individual support functions.

1National LGBT Survey – The survey, which ran from July to October 2017, asked LGBT and intersex people for their views on public services and about their experiences more generally living as an LGBT person in the UK. The survey received over 108,000 valid responses, making it the largest national survey to date of LGBT people anywhere in the world.

2Gay in Britain Report – Stonewall This research, conducted by YouGov for Stonewall, examines the expectations and lived experiences of Britain’s 3.7 million gay people.

3Annual Survey – Support U Each year Support U completes a survey with various topics from its service user database and the general public. Information is published via our website.

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