The Grimsby Institute Group has chosen to publish a Single Equality Statement that fully taking into account The Equality Act 2010. It extends the characteristics for which people are protected from discrimination and the grounds for positive action on the basis of people being disadvantaged or having additional needs due to those characteristics. The characteristics are:
The Grimsby Institute Group formally recognises its legal and moral duty to identify and address the needs and barriers that our learners may face in fulfilling their learning potential. We also recognise the continuing relevance of previous legislation until all relevant parts of The Equality Act 2010 fall into place.
We will endeavour to address by reasonable adjustments and positive action to remove any barriers that may exist in relation to any of the above mention protected characteristics for both staff and learners.
The Grimsby Institute Group will review all its policies to ensure legal and moral compliance by all staff and learners, regardless of differences and specifically in relation to the protected characteristics as defined under section (legislative context).A framework of continuous equality improvement will be set to ensure that all policies, procedures and organisational documentation will undergo review.
To contact our Quality Team regarding equality and diversity please call 0800 315 002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org