/ Equality and Diversity
Gibber will endeavour to offer equal opportunities and not discriminate on the grounds of race, colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, or marital status and intends to follow the requirements and intent of the;
/ The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
/ Sex Discrimination Act 1975
/ The Equal Pay Act 1970
/ The Sex Discrimination (Gender Reassignment) Regulations 1999
/ The Race Relations Act 1976 and Race Relations (Amendment)
/ The Commission for Racial Equality’s code of practice for Employers
as approved by parliament in 1983
/ The Disability Discrimination Act 1995
/ The Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations 2003
/ The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulation 2003
/ The Age Discrimination Act 1996and any amendments and updates
made to them.
Gibber will strive to support, promote, and raise awareness of equal opportunities, and it fully supports all legislation and initiatives which aim to eradicate discrimination and inequality in the workplace and in society.
Gibber Theatre Limited is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce and within our educational programmes. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee and learner will feel respected and able to give of their best.
To that end the purpose of this policy is to provide equality and fairness for all in our employment /taking part in our programmes not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.
All employees, subcontractors and learners, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, will be treated fairly and with respect. Selection for employment, promotion, training or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees/learners will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.
Gibber will endeavour to contract with suppliers who follow an equality and diversity plan that is as similar as practically possible to their own.
/ To create an environment in which individual differences and the
contributions of all our staff are recognised and valued.
/ Every employee/learner is entitled to a working environment that
promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying
or harassment will be tolerated.
/ Training, development and progression opportunities are available
to all staff.
/ Equality in the workplace is good management practice and makes
sound business sense.
/ We will review all our employment practices and procedures to
Sexual, racial and other forms of personal harassment and bullying can seriously harm working and social conditions for both learners and staff. Any incidents of harassment will be regarded extremely seriously by Gibber. Breaches of our equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings which may include exclusion or dismissal.
This policy is fully supported by the company directors and will be monitored and reviewed annually.
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