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Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to the interests of our people and encourage an innovative and diverse workplace.

Why it matters

Our talent is critical to our success. As an Employee Benefit Trust (EBT) we are committed to the interests of our people and encourage an innovative and diverse workplace.

Embracing individuality

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, the success of our business depends on our people and we believe individuality and diversity adds value to the way we do business.

By recruiting, developing and retaining talent from a wide pool of talent we gain an insight into different markets and generate creativity when anticipating customer needs.

We constantly strive to create a productive environment representative of different cultures and groups and promoting an equal chance of success.

Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

Here is our Diversity & Inclusion pledge:

  1. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect at all stages of the employment lifecycle starting from the moment you apply to join our team
  2. Everyone has the right to be free from harassment and bullying of any description, or any other form of unwanted behaviour
  3. Everyone has an equal chance to contribute and to achieve their potential

Our approach

  • We support organisations such as WISE (campaign for gender balance in science, technology & engineering and have signed the ‘10 Steps Pledge’ to increase the number of women in science, technology engineering and manufacturing careers.
  • We provide our senior leaders with training and support to raise awareness of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • We offer our people flexibility to ensure an effective work/life balance, from adjustable start and end times to reduced hour contracts.
  • We have an inclusive approach to family-friendly benefits, offering competitive maternity, paternity and adoption pay alongside a generous holiday trading entitlement.
  • We are committed to investing in our people and offer a host of training courses, formal and informal mentoring schemes, and development programmes to retain our talent throughout all the different stages of their career.
  • We have a strong links to local educational institutions and regularly visit schools, colleges and universities to promote STEM as a future career choice.