1.1 Thomson Keene Associates embraces diversity and will seek to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities. We will seek to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We will seek to widen the media in which we recruit to ensure as diverse as possible employee and candidate base. We will strive to make sure that our clients meet their own diversity targets.
1.2 Thomson Keene Associates is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants and shall adhere to such a policy at all times. We will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. Thomson Keene Associates will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs or membership or non-membership of a Trade Union or spent convictions, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Thomson Keene Associates is committed to providing training for its entire staff in equal opportunities practice.
1.3 Thomson Keene Associates shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. Thomson Keene Associates will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.
1.4 Thomson Keene Associates will not accept instructions from clients that indicate an intention to discriminate unlawfully.