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Equal Opportunities Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

Effective Date: 17.06.2023


At Riverbank Recruitment Ltd, we are dedicated to upholding the principles of equality and fostering an inclusive environment for all employees, workers, and applicants. We firmly believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect, irrespective of their protected characteristics. Our commitment to equal opportunities drives our actions and decisions, as we strive to create a workplace where diversity is celebrated and valued.

Protected Characteristics

The Equality Act 2010 defines nine protected characteristics:

  • Age

  • Disability

  • Gender reassignment

  • Marriage and civil partnership

  • Pregnancy and maternity

  • Race

  • Religion or belief

  • Sex

  • Sexual orientation

Our Policy

We are committed to upholding non-discrimination principles and ensuring equal treatment for all individuals, regardless of their protected characteristics. In line with this commitment, we strictly adhere to the following:

  1. Equal Treatment: We will not engage in any form of differential treatment that favours or discriminates against individuals based on their protected characteristics.

  2. Unbiased Assessments: We will not make any assumptions or judgments about an individual's abilities or performance solely based on their protected characteristics.

  3. Inclusive Environment: We will foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone, free from hostility or discrimination based on their protected characteristics.

Our dedication to these principles ensures that we maintain a fair and respectful working environment for all individuals associated with our organization.

How We Will Comply With Our Policy

In order to adhere to our policy, we are committed to implementing the following measures:

  1. Comprehensive Training: We will provide thorough training to all our employees and workers to ensure they understand and uphold the principles of equal opportunities. This training will emphasize the importance of treating all individuals fairly and without discrimination.

  2. Fair Recruitment and Selection Processes: We will conduct a thorough review of our recruitment and selection processes to ensure they are unbiased and free from discrimination. This includes assessing the job requirements objectively, assessing candidates based on their qualifications and merits, and avoiding any form of bias or prejudice.

  3. Accessibility of Policies and Procedures: We will ensure that our policies and procedures are easily accessible to everyone within our organization. This includes making them available in multiple formats and providing clear communication channels for any queries or concerns related to equal opportunities.

  4. Disciplinary Action: We are committed to taking swift and appropriate disciplinary action against any individual found to be in breach of our equal opportunities policy. This includes addressing any instances of discrimination or unfair treatment promptly and effectively.

By implementing these measures, we aim to foster an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed.


If you believe that you have experienced discrimination based on any protected characteristic, such as race, gender, age, or disability, we want to assure you that we take such matters very seriously. At Riverbank Recruitment, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful environment for all individuals.

If you have encountered a situation where you feel discriminated against, we encourage you to bring it to our attention. Our dedicated team will thoroughly investigate your complaint and take prompt and appropriate action. Your concerns will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and sensitivity.

We value your feedback and are committed to addressing any instances of discrimination to ensure a fair and equitable workplace for everyone. Your trust and well-being are of paramount importance to us, and we strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any concerns you may have. We are here to support you and ensure that our organization upholds the highest standards of fairness and equality.

Contact Details

If you have any inquiries or require further information regarding our comprehensive equal opportunities policy, we invite you to reach out to us at Our dedicated team will be delighted to address any questions or concerns you may have.

Thank you for your valued cooperation in upholding our commitment to creating a fair and respectful working environment for everyone associated with Riverbank Recruitment Ltd. We believe that this policy plays a crucial role in fostering inclusivity and treating all individuals equitably.

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