Equal Opportunities Policy

Keeble Whelan Integrated Construction (KWIC) Limited recognise that everyone has a contribution to make to our society and a right to equal opportunity. No job applicant or employee, member, volunteer or organisation/individual to which we provide services will be discriminated against by us on the grounds of:

  • Gender (including sex, marriage, gender re-assignment)
  • Race (including ethnic origin, colour, nationality and national origin); disability
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Religion or Belief
  • Age

We aim to promote equal opportunities, eliminate discrimination and harassment through the following:

  • Opposing all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination
  • All employees and beneficiaries will be treated fairly and with respect
  • All vacancies will be advertised internally and externally simultaneously and will include a statement on equal opportunities
  • Selection for employment, promotion, training or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All selection/rejection decisions will be recorded
  • All employees will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of individuals will be fully utilised to maximise the efficiency of the organisation
  • All employees have a legal and moral obligation not to discriminate and to report incidents of discrimination against any individual or group of individuals to KWIC

KWIC’s commitment is:

  • To create an environment in which individual differences and the contributions of all our staff and beneficiaries are recognised and valued
  • To ensure that every employee, customer and beneficiary is entitled to be part of an environment that promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying or harassment will be tolerated
  • To encourage training, development and progression opportunities to all employees
  • To evidence equality as good management practice

Breaches of our equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary/legal proceedings.

  • This policy is fully supported by the management and has been agreed with staff and contractors
  • The policy will be monitored and reviewed annually.