Sminty Ltd

Training and Consultancy Services

Sminty Ltd is a disability and diversity consultancy that works with major corporate organisations in the UK and internationally to assist clients deliver strategic and innovative programmes that improve the recruitment, retention, and promotion of disabled staff and deliver better services to disabled customers.

We are supported by a team of talented associates, all specialists in their own field. Uniquely, we also work closely with a team of actors and comedians for training sessions or events that offer something fun and different.

Recent clients include BBC, British Council, Cisco, Estée Lauder, The Football Association, Google, HSBC, Open Society Foundation and Volvo.

Headed up by founder Simon Minty, Sminty Ltd offers a wide range of Services. Please get in touch to find out how we can help you benefit the most from your interactions with disabled colleagues or customers. 

Online Training

Simon and the comedians from Abnormally Funny People have made an online disability training video with VinciWorks  Here's the video taster. To find out more contact




Simon Minty has a wealth of experience creating and delivering speaking, training and consultancy on disability. Based in London, his work is international. His client list is broad, from a small NGO to a multinational corporation. Simon has developed an understanding of different cultural approaches to disability. 

His work is is pan-disability, focusing on practical, legal and best practice solutions. Simon’s style creates an open environment to allow delegates to explore and understand the topic of disability and the workplace. There’s also humour. 

In addition, Simon is a Non-Executive director of Motability Operations plc. He is on the board of The National Theatre. He is an Ambassador to the Business Disability ForumHe co-hosts the podcast  The Way We Roll and regularly appears on UK television. He created and produces shows with the comedy troupe Abnormally Funny People 

Simon has a Post Graduate diploma in Disability Management at Work and a BSc (Joint Hons) in Philosophy and Sociology, both from City University in London. He has personal experience of disability being of short stature and limited mobility. He uses a  mobility scooter for distance.



Click on the image to go to my blog or this link. Admittedly it is rarely updated so for more current thoughts try my Twitter / X Instagram and LinkedIn feeds. 


Monthly podcast The Way We Roll about disability related topics, with Simon Minty & Phil Friend plus guests. “…like listening to Radio 4 and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.” 


Here are links to the websites of organisations that we feel might be of interest and value to you.

Abnormally Funny People

Abnormally Funny People

Abnormally Funny People is a group of gifted stand-up comedians strutting their funny stuff. All but one of them is disabled. They are all very, very, very funny people.

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK is the UK's largest disability campaigning organisation, with a membership of over 900 disability organisations and individual campaigners.


Business Disability Forum, Building disability-smart organisations

Business Disability Forum

The Business Disability Forum is the world's leading employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business. Simon has been an Associate for the Forum since 1997.