equality & diversity

Incommunities is committed to equality we have developed an equality strategy that has been designed to build upon our achievements, by:

Developing new and innovative ways in which to engage with customers from diverse backgrounds.

Listening to customers views and implement services to ensure that Incommunities “recognise people’s different needs, situations and goals and remove the barriers that limit what people can do and can be” (Fairness and Freedom Report 2007).

We are committed to treating all our customers fairly and work within the confines of the Equality Act 2010 taking into account the protected characteristics outlined within the act:

In order for us to meet this challenge we must ensure our staff have knowledge and awareness of equality and diversity issues.

We will continue to provide our employees with training and development on equality issues, especially relating to the specific protected characteristics as identified within the 2010 Equality Act.

We also attend equality groups within the Bradford District and work in partnership to ensure that we work collectively with other groups that represent the diversity of communities within Bradford.

We have Customer and Community Equality Steering Group (CCESG) that looks at how we deliver our services and communicate information. The group represents a wide spectrum of the protected characteristics:

We welcome anyone in our communities to join. If you would like to find out more please contact Natasha Jarratt: 01274 25 7037 email: natasha.jarratt@incommunities.co.uk

The CCESG developed our customer equality strategy Supporting Lives Incommunities; download a copy here.