Left to Right – Femi Otitoju, Founder (Challenge Consultancy); Jane Farrell, Founder (EW Group) Rachael Wilson, Managing Director, DEI Division (eQS); Donna Carty, Training Director (Challenge Consultancy); Anna Arbuthnot, Operations Director, DEI Division (eQS); Luise Usiskin, Training Manager (Challenge Consultancy)

North-East based eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) acquires Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training and consultancy specialist Challenge Consultancy in seven-figure deal

Leading Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) specialist eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) has acquired Challenge, a London-based DEI training and consultancy business in a seven-figure deal.

Leading Disability, Diversity and Inclusion business eQS acquires The Educational Guidance Service in seven-figure deal

Leading disability, diversity and inclusion specialist, eQuality Solutions Group (eQS), has acquired psychology experts The Educational Guidance Service (EGS) in a seven-figure deal.

Andy Gough of eQuality Solutions wins The People First Award at LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme

Andy wowed the judges with his unwavering commitment to helping students with disabilities and learning difficulties to have a fulfilling education at university.

Growing demand for fair and inclusive working cultures sees eQS acquire EW Group in seven-figure deal

eQuality Solutions Group (eQS), has acquired diversity and inclusion consultancy Equality Works Group (EW Group).

Awards success for eQS Chief Financial Officer

The winners of this year’s Global CFO Excellence Awards were recently revealed in Acquisition International magazine.

eQS appoints a team of Mental Health First Aiders to support its workforce.

As a business we are committed to creating a culture of open conversations on mental health which is why we have appointed an internal team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs).


Six TV screens. Two screens are showing runners with a disability. Another screen is showing a volleyball player with a disability. One screen has the Strictly Come Dancing logo on it, one has the Dancing on Ice logo on it and another has the CBBC logo on it.

Is enough being done to improve inclusivity in sport, TV and film?

Our Content Marketer, Richard, has been looking at what is being done to improve inclusivity in sport, TV and film.

A behind the scenes look at the design of the new eQS branding

It became obvious that eQS needed a broad brand that acted as an umbrella identity for all.

Understanding neurodiversity in the workplace

At the forefront of mental wellbeing and equality, diversity and inclusion solutions, Hebburn-headquartered ed-tech specialist eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) is working to drive positive change in the North East business community. Here, chief executive Andy Gough reflects on how business leaders can enable neurodiverse inclusivity and provide awareness training for all staff to help them understand the needs of their neurodivergent colleagues

How the eQS team is exploring nature during Mental Health Awareness Week

This week marks the 21st Mental Health Awareness Week which aims to help start conversations around, and raise awareness of, mental health. Mental health is a topic that, as a company, eQS feels very strongly about. Even once lockdowns and Covid-19 are a thing of the past people’s mental health concerns are not going to suddenly disappear. There always have, and always will be, mental health concerns that need discussing/supporting. You can read our CEO Andy Gough’s recent article for the North East Times on supporting staff mental wellbeing post-COVID here. Andy’s reflection on this lead to the development of eQS’ new mental wellbeing strategy for staff.

Improving mental wellbeing and inclusivity in the workplace

At the fore front of the UK’s mental wellbeing and ED&I solutions, the Hebburn headquartered ed-tech specialist eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) is all for driving positive change in the North East business community. eQS CEO Andy Gough will be sharing a series of monthly articles on the topic of mental wellbeing and inclusivity for the workplace. This month, as we look towards the end of lockdown restrictions, Andy reflects on how he and other employers can take a proactive role in supporting staff mental wellbeing in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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