Consulting Ltd. has adopted a set of policies that reflects its commitment
to the principle of equal opportunity.
This policy statement
demonstrates the commitment given to equality issues and the endeavours
being made to comply with relevant legislation, regulations and guidance.
Through our Equalities
Charter, we aim to recognise the differences our society contains and
support the benefits of equality and diversity.
Ennerdale Consulting Ltd. is a small
management consultacy practice offering services to the not for profit
sector and to companies seeking to trade in this area.
Our existing and prospective
client base provides services directly or indirectly to a diverse range
of customers and we recognise that our advice and services will have an
impact on equality of opportunity.
The commitment we
undertake in this policy statement therefore reflects the nature of our
Statement of Intent
Consulting Ltd is committed to the principle of equal treatment in the
areas of service provision and employment. The company through its Directors,
employees or sub contractors will not practice any form of discrimination
on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, mental
or physical disability, religion or other beliefs, marital or family status,
sexual orientation or physical appearance.
The company will abide
by and implement as far as practicable the provisions of the following
pieces of legislation:
- The Equal Pay Act
- The Rehabilitation
of Offenders Act 1974
- The Sex Discrimination
- The Race Relations
- The Disability
Discrimination Act 1995
- The Employment
together with any
new or amended legislation and Codes of Practice - including Professional
Codes which have any bearing on Equal Opportunities.
responsibility for the Equal Opportunities Policy and ensuring effective
implementation of that policy.
Charter covers the following areas:
Purchase of Goods and Services
Consulting will endeavour not to purchase products or services from companies
or organisations who fail to respect the principle of equality of opportunity.
to suppliers who are committed to the principle of equality.
obtain equal opportunities data from our suppliers.
Education, Influence & Opinion Formation
Ennerdale Consulting takes an active role in
assisting its clients and educating the public on equality issues. We
will strive to lead by example and will co-operate with other bodies promoting
equality of opportunity where appropriate.
ensure so far as we are legally able, that other parties involved
in delivering our contracts and assignments will follow the example
set by us.
and promotions will be based on merit, qualifications and experience.
In its recruitment
and selection of employees, Ennerdale Consulting will seek to eliminate
any assumptions, preferences or judgements that do not relate to the potential
abilities of individuals to perform the required jobs. Furthermore, Ennerdale
Consulting aims to ensure that no job applicant is disadvantaged by conditions
or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
With regard to Conditions
of Service, Ennerdale Consulting undertakes not to discriminate unfairly
in the operation of its conditions of service. Any benefits and facilities
provided by the Company will be offered equally to all groups and individual
Compliance with Legislation
Consulting will seek to promote equality of opportunity by complying with
current legislation, and will where appropriate highlight equality of
opportunity implications when providing advice to clients.
comply with current legislation, so far as it is applicable to our
business and we are made aware of our obligations.
Provision of Services
Ennerdale Consulting will fulfill its role as
a provider of services having regard to the principle of equality of opportunity.
2.4 and 2.5 of the Chartered Institute of Housings Code of Professional
Ennerdale Consulting will seek independent accreditation
of our commitment to Equal Opportunities.
||Have met the
West Midlands Forum Racial Equality Common Standard.