Equal Opportunities Statement

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of its business relationships. To this end, Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited  acknowledges the following basic rights of all those with whom it interacts, its staff, suppliers, and clients;

i. to be treated with respect and dignity;
ii. to be treated fairly with regard to all procedures, assessments and choices;
iii. to receive encouragement to reach their full potential.

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Equal Opportunities

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited further acknowledges that these rights carry with them responsibilities; it consequently expects all staff, students and members to recognise these rights and act accordingly.

The underlying principle of Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited Equal Opportunities Policy is to ensure that no group or individual receives more or less favourable treatment.

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited  will therefore seek to ensure that all are treated solely on the basis of merit, ability and potential, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic or national origin, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, religious or political beliefs, family circumstances or other irrelevant distinction;

Through its Equal Opportunities Policy, Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited will, as far as possible, seek to:

Identify and eliminate unfair and discriminatory practices wherever they occur in the services and products, which it offers;

  • remove inappropriate barriers to entry and achievement, thus enabling a wider variety of people to benefit from the opportunities which it offers.

All qualifications, products and services offered by Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited, legal or contractual requirements permitting, will be:

  • available to all those who are able to achieve the required standard, and free from barriers which restrict access and progression;
  • free from overt or covert discriminatory practices, and due regard will be paid to any special learning/assessment needs of individuals;
  • free from inappropriate content, language and images;
  • free from age or other restrictions;
  • consistent with the Institute’s values.
Responsibility

To ensure the effective implementation of the Equal Opportunities Policy, Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited will allocate the responsibility for the monitoring of the implementation of the Equal Opportunity Policy to a cross- Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited safety committee or open door policy.

However, each manager in Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited is responsible for the effective implementation of the Equal Opportunities Policy and its associated procedures, and for monitoring equal opportunities in his/her area of responsibility.

Not withstanding the above responsibilities, each individual Couldwell  Concrete Flooring Limited staff members are accountable for his/her behaviour and for following the procedures associated with Equal Opportunities.

Communication

To support staff in fulfilling their obligations Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited will ensure that its Equal Opportunities Policy is known to all employees and is available in the public domain.

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited will expect external bodies/agencies with whom it does business to embody the same Equal Opportunities values in their treatment of Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited staff, suppliers, and client; and will communicate this expectation.

Monitoring and Review

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Limited will regularly monitor and review the application of its Equal Opportunities Policy and the implementation of associated procedures and from the information gained will analyse potential barriers or areas where positive action may be required.

This statement has been developed to comply with legislation.