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Equality Policy

Acorn create an inclusive culture where everyone is valued.

Our international recruitment organisation utilises selection and assessment processes, these are based entirely on skill, competency and merit.

Every employee is entitled to a working environment that promotes dignity and respect to all.  No form of intimidation, bullying or harassment will be tolerated.

We endeavour to ensure internal and placed individuals are treated equally and fairly and that decisions on training, development and progression are available to all staff.

Acorn openly promote equality in the workplace. We regularly review our employment practices and procedures to ensure all-round fairness.

Where advised, we will make the reasonable adjustments if deemed necessary.

Breaches of our Equality Policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary action.

This policy is fully supported by the entire Management Team at Acorn.

 

Candidates and Clients

Our staff will not discriminate directly or indirectly, or harass candidates or clients due to age, disability, gender / gender reassignment, marriage / civil partnership, pregnancy / maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Our job advertisements will be non-discriminatory. Similarly, on and offline advertisements will be diverse and inclusive, targeting suitable applicants.

Selection criteria is based on merit and the ability to do the job, regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or philosophical belief.

No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment than any another person.

 

Internally

Acorn employ and are associated with a diverse group of individuals. If training is required be that on-mass or 1 – 1 it will be carried out by a member of the Management Team.

The Management Team at Acorn is fully committed to the principles of equality and fairness and making adjustments when and where necessary.