Equality and Diversity Policy
Statement of Intent
Cycling UK is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, trustee, employee, volunteer or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of the ‘protected characteristics’ under the Equality Act 2010:
- gender re-assignment
- marriage and civil partnership
- pregnancy and maternity
- race (including colour, nationality or ethnic or national origins)
- religion or belief
- sexual orientation
Cycling UK declares its intention to work for the furtherance of equality of opportunity in employment practices, access to services, volunteer recruitment and training.
Cycling UK will ensure that there will be open access to all those who wish to participate in any aspect of cycling and that they are treated fairly.
Cycling UK regards unlawful discrimination, harassment or victimisation as serious misconduct and any employee, volunteer or member who unlawfully discriminates against, harasses or victimises any other person will be liable to appropriate disciplinary action.
The full policy is below.