Reviewed and agreed 4th May 2022
Monkton Farleigh Parish Council Equality Policy
Monkton Farleigh is committed to eliminating discrimination and
encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Our aim is that our
workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each
employee feels 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 and not to discriminate on grounds of gender,
gender reassignment, marital status (including civil partnerships), race,
ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual
orientation, religion or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair
All employees, 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
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.
..To create an environment in which individual differences and the
contributions of all our staff are recognised and valued.
..Every employee 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
..Equality in the workplace is good management practice and makes
sound business sense.
..We will review all our employment practices and procedures to
..Breaches of our equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and
could lead to disciplinary proceedings.
Policy Adopted on 2nd September 2015
Reviewed May 2022