Arrow is committed to promoting equal opportunities and values diversity, fairness and justice resulting in inequality for everyone throughout the organisation enabling them to work free from discrimination, victimisation and harassment. We will combat discrimination and will use the Company’s position of influence, wherever possible, to help overcome discriminatory barriers and actively promote good relations, conditions and procedures that result in a discrimination-free environment.
This Policy will apply to:
Arrow County Supplies Limited aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences and to secure genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of its commercial activities. This Policy describes how the organisation intends to meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 with the aim of eliminating discrimination.
The Policy applies to job applicants, employees, casual/temporary workers, suppliers and customers of the organisation. This policy will set out how we aim to achieve this, the responsibilities of staff, suppliers and customers.
This Policy extends to all aspects of the business. It is firmly driven and overseen by the Managing Director and delivered and communicated by a designated Director. A formal review of this Policy will be carried out as an integral part of the annual Management Review and compliance by all personnel is mandatory. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action.
All employees, suppliers and customers will be made aware of the organisation's commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity through our website. The Company Newsletter will incorporate information on the measures taken by the company and its commitment to share these values with the supply chain.
All staff and suppliers will be informed of revisions to the policy and ongoing training will be delivered by a specialist provider, as and when required, to increase understanding of equal opportunity and diversity issues.
Arrow County Supplies Limited will promote good practice in the cleaning supplies sector and with stakeholders, and amongst other partner organisations through publicity, training, individual support and by setting a good example. The principles of equality and diversity will be embedded into partnership working thorough revision and updating of the Arrow County Supplies Limited supply chain appraisal questionnaire.
Information on key cleaning products will be made available in a variety of formats on request, which may include electronic communication, the use of interpreters, written signs in the appropriate language, the use of pictures or diagrams or audiotapes if required to ensure the correct and safe use of our products.
We will strive to provide quality cleaning products to all customers without discrimination. Similarly, our policies and procedures do not discriminate against groups or individuals. Training will be provided to staff and suppliers involved in the delivery of cleaning products to provide an appropriate and informed response to all service customers without discrimination.
The Lead Director will ensure that the application forms and guidance for prospective employees contains a statement confirming our commitment to equality of opportunity. The company will use local Job Centres, local newspapers and/or Employment Agencies. The company website and will contain information that communicates our commitment as an equal opportunities employer.