Equal Opportunities Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

1. Policy Statement: At Brandari Limited we actively ensure equal opportunities and fairness in our employment practices. We rigorously follow the principles of equality as outlined in the Equality Act 2010. This policy governs all employment aspects, including recruitment, compensation, promotion, training, and termination.

2. Scope: This policy covers all employees, encompassing part-time, full-time, contractual, and temporary staff, as well as job applicants.

3. Objectives:

  • Actively prevent discrimination based on the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010, including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
  • Promote a work environment that is free from harassment, bullying, and victimization.
  • Ensure all employment decisions are fair, transparent, and based on merit.

4. Implementation:

  • Recruitment and Selection: We will conduct all job advertisements, descriptions, and selection processes fairly and without bias. We evaluate candidates based on their skills, qualifications, and abilities.
  • Training and Development: We will provide equal training opportunities to all employees to support their personal and professional growth.
  • Workplace Environment: We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that values and respects diversity.

5. Complaints Procedure:

  • Any employee who experiences discrimination can confidently raise their concerns without fear of reprisal.
  • Employees should submit complaints in writing to Liz Fox.
  • We will investigate all complaints promptly and confidentially.

6. Monitoring and Review: We will regularly monitor this policy for its effectiveness and update it in response to legislative changes or shifts in business practices. We very much encourage Employee feedback.

7. Responsibility for the Policy: As the business owner, I commit to implementing and monitoring this policy, which will undergo an annual review.

Date: 17 November 2023
Signature: Liz Fox, Director