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Policies and Statements
Equality and Diversity
A range of policies which set out the college’s position on matters relating to equality and diversity.
Gender Equality Policy
The College is committed to a Policy of Gender Equality. The aim of the Policy is to ensure that men, women, transgender and transsexual persons receive fair and equal treatment
Race Equality Policy
The policy covers many aspects of race equality, but the pimary aim is to demonstrate that the College celebrates and values the diversity brought by engaging staff from a variety of racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The College recognises the benefit that it brings in allowing it to meet the needs of our diverse student population within a multi-cultural society
The College affirms that disabled individuals are entitled to the same equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities as non-disabled individuals and will fulfil its requirements under the Disability Discrimination Acts.
Age Policy in Employment
This policy has been developed to enable Cirencester College to meet our obligations under the European Directive on equal treatment in employment, which covers age discrimination and which came into effect on 1 October 2006. This agreement applies to all employees, including those employed on permanent and fixed-term contracts, both full and part-time.
Religion & Belief Policy
This policy been developed to enable the college to meet our legal obligations under the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 which make it unlawful to discriminate against employees, applicants and former employees on grounds of religion or belief. The Regulations implement the aspects of the EC Equal Treatment Framework Directive which sets out a framework for eliminating discrimination in employment, or occupational inequalities, based on religion or belief.
Sexual Orientation Issues Policy
This policy has been developed to equip the College to meet our legal obliga-tions under the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003. The regulations implement the sexual orientation aspects of the EC Equal Treatment Framework Directive (No. 2000/78), which sets out a framework for eliminating discrimination in employment, or occupational inequalities, based on sexual orientation.
This policy been developed to equip Colleges to meet their legal obligations under the Sex Discrimination Act (1975), the Sex Discrimination (Gender Reassignment) Regulations (1999) and the Gender Recognition Act (2004).
Equal Opportunities in Employment
The college is fully committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. In seeking to appoint the most capable individual for each position, The College will actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, sexuality, religion/belief, marital status, pregnancy / maternity, disability, religion, age or union membership.