Equality and Diversity Policy.

This policy sets out West Herts Home’s commitment to promoting equality and diversity in and across all of its activities and to meeting its responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010.

Scope

This policy applies to all areas of West Herts Home’s work and to all staff and all Board members.  Contractors, suppliers, consultants, agencies, trade organisations etc. working for WHH will either be required to adhere to this policy or demonstrate that they have their own

appropriate equal opportunity policy and practices in place.

Policy                                            

WHH will:

 

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to valuing equality and diversity in all its activities
  2. Ensure that its meets it responsibilities under the Equalities Act 2010 and works to

eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation

  1. Promote our equality and diversity aims with our partners, tenants, employees, and

other stakeholders

  1. Ensure that staff and Board members are aware of their responsibilities in implementing this policy, and that this policy forms a part of all induction into WHH for all staff and Board members
  2. Aim to reflect the diverse needs of the communities that we serve through our staff, Board, and policies for the allocation of accommodation.
  3. Comply with this policy in respect of its employment practices including recruitment

and selection, promotion, conditions of employment, job descriptions, staff handbook

and disciplinary processes etc.

 

Review

 

This policy was confirmed by the WHH Board in November 2018.