Purpose and scope
The purpose of this Equal Opportunities Policy is to communicate our commitment to equality of opportunity in employment, with the aims of ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly and equally, and supporting the Company’s objective of providing a working environment that is free from all forms of discrimination.
The policy applies to all staff within the Company, including employees and other workers, such as agency workers, temporary workers and contractors. All staff are expected to put this policy into practice.
A copy of this policy will be distributed to all employees [and can also be found [on the Intranet][on the staff notice-board] [in the employee handbook] and will be made available to other workers on their engagement. Job seekers and applicants [can access the policy via the Company’s website and] will be sent a copy of the policy on request. In addition, all [employees][staff] will receive [specific training] [briefing] on this policy [and the induction process for new [employees] [staff] includes a briefing on this policy].
Any questions about the policy should be directed to [the HR Manager].