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Last updated  27 January 2022

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service works with a number of organisations to support its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA)

BFRS is a member of the Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) and works closely with the association in order to promote equality in the fire and rescue services.  AFSA is an independent, inclusive, employee-led support group with the aim to raise the profile of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic issues in the fire and rescue services.

Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)

BFRS is a member of Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI).  ENEI is a leading employer network promoting equality and inclusion in the workplace.  ENEI covers all the nine protected characteristics with specific objectives to influence government, business and trade unions, while campaigning for real practical change.

Women in the Fire Service UK

BFRS is a member of 'Women in the Fire Service UK 'who help fire and rescue services to develop a culture of equality to support all women in achieving their full potential within it. 

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