As a company, we are committed to recognising diversity
and taking action to secure fair and equal treatment in all aspects of
employment and service provision.
To this end Goodwillie &
Corcoran seeks to ensure that:
All company policies reflect this commitment;
All staff understand, value and welcome diversity;
Staff are provided with appropriate induction and
training to enable them to meet this commitment; and,
The company undertakes regular monitoring and review
of its employment practices.
In line with this policy, it expects all staff to:
Treat everybody they come into contact with during
the course of their employment with respect, consideration and without
Promote the same levels of behaviour on the part of
their colleagues; and,
Recognise their responsibility for tackling and
To secure this, all managers are expected to:
Demonstrate and promote considerate and fair
Foster a supportive working environment;
Take firm action to ensure that unacceptable
behaviour is eradicated;
Contribute to the further development of the
company's equal opportunities policy; and,
Contribute to the regular monitoring process.
As partners in the company, we will:
Take responsibility for developing and maintaining
the diversity and equal opportunities policy;
Lead by example;
Incorporate equal opportunities monitoring into the
normal planning cycle and take action as appropriate.
We will not therefore tolerate abuse, harassment or
discrimination on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour,
nationality, ethnicity, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation,
working patterns or trade union membership. All employees must adhere to
these precepts in their dealing with other employees, job applicants,
clients and their service users. Failure to do so will lead to
disciplinary action which may result in dismissal.