Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
ExecutiveSurf is dedicated to encouraging an equal, diverse and inclusive culture among our workforce and eliminate discrimination.
Our aim is to ensure that our organisation is truly representative of all sections of society, our whole workforce and job applicants are given equal opportunities and for each employee to feel valued, respected and able to give their best.
ExecutiveSurf is also committed against unlawful discrimination of clients and candidates and for calling out discrimination where we see it, including in our clients or candidates.
This policy reinforces our commitment to:
- Provide equality, fairness and respect for all employees, no matter whether they are part-time, full-time, or temporary.
- Not unlawfully discriminate or provide less favourable facilities or treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
- Oppose and avoid all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. This includes in pay and benefits, terms and conditions of employment, dealing with grievances and discipline, dismissal, redundancy, leave for parents, requests for flexible working, and selection for employment, promotion, training or other developmental opportunities.
- Help and encourage all employees to develop their full potential and utilise their unique talents.
- To encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, which ExecutiveSurf believes is good practice and makes sound business sense.
- To create a working environment that promotes dignity and respect for all, is free of bullying, harassment, victimisation, intimidation and discrimination, and where individual differences and the contributions of all team members are recognised and valued.
- To make training, development, and progression opportunities available to all staff, who will be encouraged to develop their full potential. This way fully utilising their talents and resources and maximising the efficiency of ExecutiveSurf.
- To encourage anyone who feels they have been subject to discrimination to raise their concerns and to take seriously complaints of bullying, harassment, victimisation, intimidation and unlawful discrimination by fellow employees, clients, candidates and any others in the course of ExecutiveSurf’s work activities so we can apply corrective measures.
Such complaints will be reported, investigated and dealt with under ExecutiveSurf’s Whistleblower policy, and appropriate action will be taken.
- To make decisions concerning staff based on aptitude, ability and merit (apart from in any necessary and limited exemptions and exceptions allowed under the Equality Act).
- To regularly review employment practices and procedures to ensure fairness at all times, and also update them and the policy to take into account changes in the law.
- To monitor the make-up of the workforce regarding information such as age, sex, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion or belief, and disability in encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion, and in meeting the aims and commitments set out in the equality, diversity and inclusion policy
ExecutiveSurf will inform all employees that an equality, diversity and inclusion policy is in operation and that they are obligated to comply with its requirements and promote fairness in the workplace.
ExecutiveSurf’s equality, diversity and inclusion policy is fully supported by senior management and has been agreed with employee representatives.
Our policy will be monitored and reviewed annually to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is continually promoted in the workplace.