HR and Employment Resources

There are many excellent existing resources on supporting trans staff and trans rights in employment, aimed at HR professionals. This page provides access to the main publications in this area, which will provide further insight into supporting trans staff and current practice across the UK.

Trans staff and students in HE and colleges: Improving experiences

Equality Challenge Unit

Recruiting and retaining transgender staff: a guide for employers

Government Equalities Office

Supporting Trans Workers: A guide for trade unionists

Scottish Trades Unions Congress (STUC) 

Supporting trans staff in the workplace


Gender identity: An introductory guide for trade union reps supporting trans members


Trans Equality at Work: A Unite Guide

Unite the Union



Lawrence, M. and Mckendry, S. (Forthcoming, 2018) Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Students and Staff in Further and Higher Education. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Kermode, J. (2017) Transgender Employees in the Workplace. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Government Equalities Office – 
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