The company undertakes to ensure that all of its employees have access to training concerning discrimination and equal opportunities within the workplace. All employees will be given the education/training opportunities to ensure full use of their abilities and their development.
The company is committed to interviewing as many applicants, within reason, with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for advertised vacancies and will consider them on their abilities We will collect and monitor records of the ethnic/racial origin of all those persons applying to it for employment.
The Symphony Group PLC will make every effort when employees become disabled to make reasonable adjustment to enable them to stay in employment.
The policy and procedures will be reviewed regularly to ensure compliance, and all plans/improvement actions are conveyed to all employees.
When hiring contractors, consultants etc, the company will draw attention of such organisation to this policy.
Organisations, which do not have an equal opportunities policy, will not be employed unless they agree to formulate or adopt this one upon appointment to our approved list.
The person responsible for overall implementation of this policy is the Group Operations Director. The Equal Opportunity Policy booklet is available from the Human Resources Department by request.