The policy and practice of Shield Security Services Limited requires that all staff are afforded equal opportunities within employment and that entry into employment with Shield Security and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of his or her sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, racial group, or disability.
CODE OF PRACTICE
Shield Security welcomes diversity amongst its staff and seeks to ensure that all candidates for employment are treated fairly, and that selection is based solely on the individual merits of candidates and on selection criteria relevant to the post. In pursuance of this aim and of its statutory duties, Shield Security, as an employer committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, will adhere to the following procedure in the conduct of the recruitment and selection process for all posts.
- ASelection criteria
Job advertisements will be widely publicised so as to encourage applications from a broad range of suitable candidates from all backgrounds. All job advertisements state the company’s commitment to equality of opportunity by including a footnote or final note indicating this.
- Selection methods
All those handling applications and conducting interviews must be aware of the principles of the Sex Discrimination Act, the Race Relations Act, the Disability Discrimination Act, and other relevant legislation. All candidates will be compared objectively with the selection criteria, and all applications will be processed in the same way. Information sought from candidates and passed to those responsible for appointments will relate only to the qualifications for or requirements of the job.
Wherever suitably qualified persons are available, there will be at least one member of each sex on the bodies responsible for shortlisting, interviewing, and making or recommending an appointment.
Signed Date: 1st January 2023
Shield Security Services Ltd