Human Rights, Protected Characteristics and Hate Crime

Human Rights:

This is currently under development.

Age:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach. This includes operates a policy of zero tolerance towards any form of harassment on the basis of a person's age and committed to preventing discrimination on the basis of a person's age within the organisation.

Disability:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach.

Inspire is the Staff Disability Network, more information can be read here.

Gender:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach. This includes using our Gender Equality Scheme and its Action Plan to carry out and embed our gender equality work within the organisation.

WiSPS (Women in SPS) is the Women's Staff Development Network, more information can be read here.

Gender Reassignment:

This is currently under development.

Marriage and Civil Partnership:

This is currently under development.

Race:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach.

Religion & Belief:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach. This includes operates a policy of zero tolerance towards any form of harassment on the basis of a person's religion or belief and committed to preventing discrimination on the basis of a person's religion or belief within the organisation.

Religion and Belief Policy can be accessed here

Sexual Orientation:

At SPS we actively promote equality and human rights as well as tackle entrenched inequalities by taking action using a dynamic, systematic and evidence based approach. This includes the operation of a policy of zero tolerance towards any form of homophobia or harassment on the basis of a person's sexual orientation and committed to preventing discrimination on the basis of a person's sexual orientation within the organisation.

Sexual Orientation Policy can be accessed here

PRISM is the Staff LGBT Network, more information can be read here.

Hate Crime:

This is currently under development.