Finlay Group of Companies consisting of Finlay Hire Limited, Sure Equipment Spares Limited, Finlay Central Limited, Aggregate Processing Solutions Limited, Finlay Plant Northern Limited, Finlay Plant Southern Limited, Finlay Plant South East Limited, Finlay Plant S.W. Limited welcomes diversity amongst its staff, clients and visitors, recognising the particular contributions to the achievement of the company that can be made by individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, experience and capabilities.
The policy and practise of the company requires that all staff, clients and visitors are afforded equal opportunities within employment, entry into employment, the progress within employment and the provision of services by the company.
Vacancies and promotion will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases ability to perform the job is the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provision, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of his or her sex, marital status, sexual orientation, racial group or disability.
The Finlay Group of Companies are committed to using its best endeavours to ensure that all of its activities are governed by principals of equality of opportunity, and that all staff are helped to achieve their full potential. This statement applies equally to recruitment as well as staff training and welfare/support services given to staff development as well as attitudes governing the relationship with clients and potential clients.
Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy
The Finlay Group of Companies are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and service, good race relations and avoiding racial discrimination within its organization and in the services it provides to its customers.
The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 has placed a general duty for organisations when carrying out their functions, to have due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, promote equality of opportunity, and promote good relations between people of different racial groups.
This policy has been developed with regard to the Code of Practice issued by the Commission for Racial Equality and the general principles of Diversity.
The Finlay Group of Companies will ensure that in the conduct of all their activities, steps are taken to avoid the occurrence of any discrimination (racial, sexual, disability and marital status) whether direct or indirect.
Any unlawful discriminatory behaviour, including harassment or bullying by individuals or groups, will be regarded extremely seriously and could be regarded as grounds for disciplinary action, which may include dismissal.
There will be consultation at all stages in the implementation and review of this policy. This will include staff at all levels.
Recruitment, support and training
Recruitment, support and training procedures will be provided in such a way as to ensure that the company's commitment to diversity is fully realised.
Clients and customers
The Finlay Group of Companies are committed to ensuring that no discriminatory practices are introduced when providing quotations and undertaking work for its clients. The company recognises the importance and advantage of a diverse client profile.
The Directors of Finlay Companies are responsible for insuring compliance with the general and specific policies and for overseeing their implementation.
All members of staff are responsible for ensuring that this policy is observed during the course of their duties in relation to both customers and staff.
All members of staff have a responsibility to ensure their actions and attitudes are in compliance with the company's policy on Diversity.
The Diversity Policy will be reviewed regularly by the Directors of the companies after consultation with members of staff.
The Finlay Group of Companies will publish the Diversity Policy on its website, on internal notice boards and in addition will insure it will form part of the induction pack given to all new members of staff.