Equality, diversity & inclusion

Equality, diversity & inclusion

Introduction

Equality, diversity and inclusion are core to the values and ethos of the charity’s work across all activities.

This policy takes account of relevant legislation and aims to avoid discrimination which the Trustees recognise is a barrier to equality, diversity and inclusion. Through the implementation of the policy, the charity has due regard to the protected characteristics detailed in The Equality Act 2010.

The charity is committed to promoting equality, diversity and developing a culture of inclusion through:

  • Advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms, working. constructively to enable fair and full participation in all of its work and activities, in an environment characterised by diversity and equal opportunity.
  • Taking personal responsibility to uphold standards and ensure that values of equality, diversity and respect for all are embedded into everything we do.
  • Advancing diversity of Trustees, Advisory Council members and staff recruitment, and of Fellowship participation in an inclusive community.
  • Ensuring action that promotes equality, including processes for equality screening, impact assessments of the charity’s functions and charitable activities.
  • Ensuring that individuals with whom we come into contact with at all situations are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • Creating a working environment free of bullying and harassment, promoting dignity and respect for all.

The charity aims to ensure that our policies, training and development and our day-to-day operations reflect our legal responsibilities as well as the principles set out in this statement. The principles of non-discrimination and equality also apply to the way in which Trustees, Advisory Council members, staff and Fellows should treat each other, and any other persons associated with the charity.

This policy is applicable to all Trustees, Advisory Council members, Fellows, staff, contractors, applicants of the Fellowship and visitors.

This policy takes account of relevant legislation and aims to avoid discrimination which the Trustees recognise is a barrier to equality, diversity and inclusion. Through the implementation of the policy, the charity has due regard to the protected characteristics detailed in The Equality Act 2010.

The charity is committed to promoting equality, diversity and developing a culture of inclusion through:

  • Advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms, working. constructively to enable fair and full participation in all of its work and activities, in an environment characterised by diversity and equal opportunity.
  • Taking personal responsibility to uphold standards and ensure that values of equality, diversity and respect for all are embedded into everything we do.
  • Advancing diversity of Trustees, Advisory Council members and staff recruitment, and of Fellowship participation in an inclusive community.
  • Ensuring action that promotes equality, including processes for equality screening, impact assessments of the charity’s functions and charitable activities.
  • Ensuring that individuals with whom we come into contact with at all situations are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • Creating a working environment free of bullying and harassment, promoting dignity and respect for all.

The charity aims to ensure that our policies, training and development and our day-to-day operations reflect our legal responsibilities as well as the principles set out in this statement. The principles of non-discrimination and equality also apply to the way in which Trustees, Advisory Council members, staff and Fellows should treat each other, and any other persons associated with the charity.

This policy is applicable to all Trustees, Advisory Council members, Fellows, staff, contractors, applicants of the Fellowship and visitors.