Equality and Diversity Policy
It is our policy to provide employment equality to all, irrespective of disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religious belief, political opinion, age, HIV status, class, education, cultural heritage, marital / parental status and background. We actively seek a diverse workforce and promote EDIB principles and are an active ally to Global Majority artists.
We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for, and with, us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the 9 protected characteristics as set under the Equality Act, either themselves or by association. Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively using a diverse recruiting strategy and without unlawful discrimination.
We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.
Forced Entertainment is committed to:
· Promoting equality of opportunity for all persons.
· Promoting a good working environment in which all persons are treated with respect.
· Preventing occurrences of unlawful direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, institutional discrimination, harassment and victimization.
· Fulfilling all our legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and associated codes of practice.
· Complying with our own equal opportunities policy and associated policies;
· Taking positive action to support those who are at a disadvantage, under-represented or have particular needs.
· Regarding all breaches of equal opportunities policy as misconduct, which could lead to disciplinary proceedings.
· Making our premises and equipment available to all people respecting their individual needs, dignity, independence, and equal opportunity.
· Equal gender pay.