The Company is committed to providing equal opportunities to all existing and potential staff regardless of their sex, age, race, ethnic origin, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or religion or belief (“Protected Characteristics”). If you feel that you have received treatment which breaches this policy, you should follow the complaints procedure as set out below.
Under the Equality Act 2010 (and previously the Disability Discrimination Act 1995), disabled people in the UK are protected against discrimination in employment. It is the policy of the Company to ensure all current and prospective employees are not treated any less favourably because of any disability. Disability is defined as a “physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.” Employees are who, or become, disabled will be given the fullest support to maintain their employment role.
The Company will make all reasonable adjustments necessary to accommodate the disability of an employee, applicant or visitor to the company’s premises. Employees are encouraged to be supportive and understanding at all times.