Equality Impact Needs Assessments
We challenge assumptions that policies affect everyone in the same way
Equality Impact Needs Assessments (EINAs) make sure that policies and services affect everyone in the same way. They help with decision-making and highlight issues that are possibly being overlooked.
Discrimination isn’t always obvious (like name-calling). It can be unintentional, for example workplace systems that are not accessible to everyone.
We have a template for carrying out assessments. The relevant documents are:
You can see completed EINAs below. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact the Equality and Diversity Team.