Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion statement
We are a social housing provider, created to develop and provide good quality rented accommodation for people in housing need. Our vision is to have a positive impact on people and communities by providing high-quality homes, supporting independence and creating opportunities. Our continued dedication to equality of opportunity and tackling inequalities in our society is embodied in our vision and values, and as such equality and diversity are at the heart of everything we do.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and a culture that actively values difference and recognises that people from diverse backgrounds and experiences can bring valuable insights and enhance the way we work.
We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where diversity is valued, respected, and built upon, with an ability to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and board of management that reflects the communities we serve. Within this framework, we specifically refer to measures it has in place to provide equality of opportunity and the facilities that it can provide to its diverse workforce and customer base.
We are also committed to compliance with relevant equality legislation, the Equality Act 2010, Codes of Practice, and relevant best practice guidance. This policy pursues and builds on the statutory position to ensure effective policies and practice of promoting equality.
We aim to proactively tackle discrimination or disadvantage and promote diversity. We aim to ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated against for any reason with regard to employment or access to our services.