Equal opportunities

Policy Statement:

DevelopChange is opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly, and will not be discriminated against on any grounds. Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination.

We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice it also makes sound business sense. Our equal opportunities policy will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.

As an organisation founded to develop and promote change in people, we are fully committed to:

  • Promote equality of opportunity for all persons, whether they work for us, or we are involved with them as part of our business
  • Promote a good and harmonious working environment in which all persons are treated with respect
  • Prevent occurrences of unlawful direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation
  • Fulfil all our legal obligations under the equality legislation and associated codes of practice
  • Comply with our own equal opportunities policy and associated policies
  • Take lawful affirmative or positive action, where appropriate
  • Regard all breaches of our equal opportunities policy as misconduct which could lead to disciplinary proceedings.