Equality and Diversity Policy

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY POLICY – CREATING THE CORRECT ENVIRONMENT

Equality and Inclusion are paramount at Mylor Sailing School – This page was last updated March 2019

Objectives
To make boating an activity that is genuinely open to anyone who wishes to take part. To provide the framework for everyone to enjoy the sport, in whatever capacity and to whatever level the individual desires.

Policy Statement
Mylor Sailing School is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and aims to ensure that all present and potential participants, instructors, volunteers and employees are treated fairly and on an equal basis, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment or social status.

Implementation
Our commitment:
• Every participant, instructor, volunteer and employee is entitled to an environment which promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation bullying or harassment will be tolerated;
• The commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace is good management practice and makes sound business sense;
• Breaches of our diversity and equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings;
• The policy will be monitored and reviewed annually;

The Law:
This policy will be implemented within the framework of the relevant legislation, which includes:
• Equal Pay Act 1970 (Equal Value Amendment 1984)
• Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
• Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Gender Reassignment Regulations 1999)
• Race Relations Act 1976
• Equality Act 2010
• The Protection from Harassment Act 1997
• Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
• Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003
• Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
• Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003
• Disability Discrimination Act 2005
• Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006

There is more information on current the current Government Equality information if you click on this Link to the Government Equalities Office

If you have any questions regarding this policy then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.  Here is the Link to our contact details