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Equal Opportunities Policy

FOR THE IVER HEATH DRAMA CLUB
as of
2
ND
June 2014
The club shall enforce and adhere to the following laws in this matter:
The Sex Discrimination Act (1975)
The ace elations Act (197!)
The "#ual $a% Act (19&5)
The Disabilit% Discrimination Act (1995)
That there will be no discrimination on the grounds of race' ethnic or national origins' gender'
marital status' sexual orientation' age' disabilit%' religious or (olitical beliefs or socio)
economic status in recruitment or casting' (romotion' training or transfer' disci(line or
dismissal' and that harassment of an% of those abo*e listed will not be acce(ted+
An% breach of this (olic% must be re(orted to an ,fficer of the -ommittee with immediate
effect and the club reser*es the right to sus(en t!e rele"ant persons #it!out #arnin$ #!ilst
t!e %atter is in"esti$ate an resol"e&
B' ATTE(DI() A(' IHDC EVE(T 'OU A)REE TO UPHOLD A(D E(FORCE THI*
A(D A(' OTHER IHDC POLIC' LI*TED O( THE IHDC +EB*ITE&
Co%plaints Proceure
FOR THE IVER HEATH DRAMA CLUB
as of
2
ND
June 2014
.hilst the -lub stri*ed for high standards and aims to be fair at all times this (olic% co*ers
how com(laint will be (rocessed if one should arise+
The com(lainant should as/ to s(ea/ to the most senior member of staff a*ailable+ This
(erson will ta/e details of the issue and if it cannot be resol*ed immediatel% or the
com(lainant is not satisfied with the resolution offered or wishes to escalate this further the
member staff can either record the com(laint and (ass to 0ice -hairman or (ro*ide the 0ice
-hairman1s name and the address of the club so that the com(lainant can (lace their
com(laint in writing+
The 0ice -hairman will ac/nowledge recei(t of an% com(laints within 23 hours and will aim
to offer a full re(l% and where (ossible a resolution within 14 wor/ing da%s+
5f the matter still remains unresol*ed or wishes to escalate further the com(lainant will be
as/ed to address their res(onse to the -hair and Secretar% of the -lub who will
ac/nowledge recei(t within 23 hours and will aim to offer a full re(l% and where (ossible a
resolution within 15 wor/ing da%s+
The -hair and Secretar% reser*e the right to in*estigate this using a closed or o(en
committee meeting+
B' ATTE(DI() A(' IHDC EVE(T 'OU A)REE TO UPHOLD A(D E(FORCE THI*
A(D A(' OTHER IHDC POLIC' LI*TED O( THE IHDC +EB*ITE&