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Our Responsibilities

Environmental Policy

Bentley Fielden Ltd acknowledges its responsibility to, and the commercial advantage of, maintaining a sound environmental policy and approach which meets the requirements of the BS EN ISO 14001:2004

We recognise the importance of, no matter how small, the impact of our activities on the environment and that there is a need to constantly consider ways in which we can conserve energy and minimise waste in all activities that we undertake.

In addition to compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations, we endeavour to take positive action in reducing impact on the environment by a measured programme of focused activities.

Waste Management -

It is our policy to ensure that all waste is disposed of in line with legal and environmental requirements.

 Recycling and use of Recycled Materials -  

To utilise, and promote the use of, recycled materials whenever possible, ensuring that materials are disposed of in an environmentally safe manner at the end of their useful life.

 Energy Conservation -

To manage electricity, water and gas supplies to ensure minimum consumption through energy efficient initiatives. It is our policy to make efficient use of natural light within our building and to conserve energy by adopting an ‘only turn on when using’ approach to utilities.

 Environmental Management Awareness -

To raise and maintain a high level of understanding of, and participation in, environmental best practices by staff and suppliers.

 

Equality & Diversity Statement

ACCEPTS that in society certain groups or individuals are denied equality on the grounds of race, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, age, social class, sexual orientation and religion/belief or any other factor irrelevant to the purpose in view.

WELCOMES the statutory requirements laid down in:

  • the Equal Pay Act 1970; 
  • the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; 
  • the Sex Discrimination Act 1975; 
  • the Race Relations Act 1976 and the Race Relations Amendment Act Feb 2000; 
  • the NHS Community Care Act 1990; 
  • the Disability Discrimination Act 1995; 
  • the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996; 
  • the Human Rights Act Nov 1998; 
  • the Employment (Religion or Belief) and (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003.

 

RECOGNISES that it has moral and social responsibilities that go beyond the provisions of the above-mentioned Acts and Regulations, and that it should support and contribute to the wider process of change through all aspects of its work and practices in order to eliminate discrimination and promote equality and diversity.

IS COMMITTED to taking positive steps to ensure that:

  • all people are treated with dignity and respect, valuing the diversity of all. 
  • equality of opportunity and diversity is promoted. 
  • services are accessible, appropriate and delivered fairly to all; 
  • the overall mix employees reflects, as far as possible, the broad mix of the population 
  • traditionally disadvantaged sections of the community are encouraged to participate in policy decisions about, and the management of the services provided.

 

Equality and Diversity Policy and Procedures (This policy applies to all staff)

1. COMMITMENT

Equality and diversity are central to the work of Bentley Fielden Ltd.

Bentley Fielden Ltd will treat all people with dignity and respect, valuing the diversity of all. It will promote equality of opportunity and diversity. It will eliminate all forms of discrimination on grounds of race, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, disability, gender re-assignment, age, social class, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, irrelevant offending background or any other factor irrelevant to the purpose in view.

It will tackle social exclusion, inequality, discrimination and disadvantage For this policy to be successful, it is essential that everyone is committed to and involved in its delivery. Our goal is to work towards a just society free from discrimination, harassment and prejudice. Bentley Fielden Ltd aims to embed this in all its policies, procedures, day-to-day practices and external relationships.

2. AIMS

Bentley Fielden Ltd aims to: 

  • Provide services that are accessible according to need 
  • Promote equality of opportunity and diversity in employment and development 
  • Create effective partnerships with all parts of our community.

 

3. OBJECTIVES

Bentley Fielden Ltd’s objective is to realise its standards by: 

  • Sustaining, regularly evaluating and continually improving its services to ensure equality and diversity principles and best practice are embedded in our performance to meet the needs of individuals and groups.
  • Working together with the community to provide accessible and relevant service provision that responds to service users’ needs. 
  • Ensuring staff are representative of the community served and the employment policies are fair and robust. 
  • Responding to employees’ needs and encouraging their development to increase their contribution to effective service delivery. 
  • Recognising and valuing the differences and individual contribution that all people make to the organisation. 
  • Challenging discrimination. 
  • Providing fair resource allocation. 
  • Being accountable.

 

4. WHY WE HAVE THIS POLICY?

Bentley Fielden Ltd recognises, respects and values diversity in its employees, volunteers and service users.

The Organisation has this policy because it is a people-led organisation that must always ensure it meets the needs of the community through fair and appropriate employment and development of the people who work Bentley Fielden Ltd.

5. PROCEDURES

Responsibility for Implementation

This policy covers the behaviour of all people employed by Bentley Fielden Ltd or using our services and sets out the way they can expect to be treated in turn by the organisation. The overall responsibility for ensuring adherence to and implementation of this policy lies with the staff and the management team.

Method of Implementation

Bentley Fielden Ltd intends to implement this policy by:

Ensuring that it is a condition of paid employment in the organisation.

Ensuring that Management team are made aware, understand, agree with, and are willing to implement, this policy. All staff will be given a copy of this policy as part of their induction.

Actively encouraging staff, and management team to participate in anti-discriminatory training, and making time and resources available for such training.

Monitoring the services, publicity and events provided by the organisation, to ensure that they are accessible to all sections of the population and do not discriminate and taking active steps to ensure that participation is representative.

Monitoring and Reviewing

Bentley Fielden Ltd has declared its commitment to establishing, developing, implementing and reviewing a policy of equality of opportunity. Effective record keeping and monitoring, and acting on information gathered, are essential in order to measure effectiveness and plan progress. The management team will review the policy annually.


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