2.1 It is against UKSA’s Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity Policy and a breach of legislation to discriminate either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, ethnicity, cultural or religious beliefs. Reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process will be made to ensure that no applicant is disadvantaged because of any disability or additional need.
2.2 All employees are required to comply with the requirements of the Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity Policy at all stages of the recruitment process, including the production of job descriptions, advertising material, and instructions given to external recruitment agencies, shortlisting of applications, interviewing, selection decisions and offers of employment.
2.3 All policies and procedures reflect our commitment to achieving and maintaining equal opportunities within the workplace. It is the responsibility of every employee to monitor continually and evaluate formal and informal practices and procedures to ensure that they do not directly or indirectly discriminate against any individual or group of society.
2.4 Any employee who is found to be discriminating in any way during the recruitment process will be subject to the UKSA disciplinary procedure and may be liable to dismissal.