The Commitments

Recruitment

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We ensure our job descriptions are fair and objective and aim to remove conscious and unconscious bias.
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We specify the minimum criteria for each role advertised and will interview all candidates that meet the requirements.
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We always have a minimum of two people on a recruitment panel and, where possible, we include a Black, Asian, Mixed Race or Ethnic Minority colleague.
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We provide detailed constructive feedback after interviews for all candidates.
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We only work with recruitment consultants that are actively committed to diversity and can and will put forward candidates from ethnic minority backgrounds for interviews.

Nurturing Talent

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We have objective and transparent pay rise, promotion and training and development policies.

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We review each employee’s client work to ensure staff have equal opportunity to work on big clients and award-winning campaigns.

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We offer each Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Ethnic Minority member of staff the opportunity to be mentored by a fellow member of staff from a similar background.

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We are actively committed and working towards no gender or ethnic pay gap.

Commitments

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We are committed to ethnic diversity across all levels from boardroom to work experience and will capture and track data to show the impact of our commitment.

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We are committed to ethnic diversity across all levels and our senior management team and staff from across the business have attended The Blueprint diversity workshop training.

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We publish our diversity data each financial year.

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We are committed to ethnic diversity across all levels and diversity and inclusion training is mandatory for all staff.

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We are committed to ethnic diversity across all levels with all members of senior management responsible for ethnic diversity recruitment, retention and promotion targets.

Culture

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We are committed to an inclusive social culture including our social activities.

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We have a zero-tolerance approach to racial discrimination, harassment (including third party), victimisation, bullying, intimidation and microaggressions and will not hesitate to take disciplinary action (up to and including dismissal) if required as
detailed in our code of conduct.

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We have trained HR staff and all those with line management responsibilities to support staff from different backgrounds and cultures.

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We regularly survey and consult with employees to seek their feedback on the inclusivity of our working environment.

Company

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We publish our diversity and inclusion commitment statement on our website and ensure all our clients and customers know the standards to expect.

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We request the diversity policies of all suppliers and aim to work with companies with a track record for supporting diversity.
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We have a client charter issued to all clients. 

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We understand The Blueprint kite mark can be withdrawn from us should we breach its terms. 

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We aim to create work that is inclusive and recognises diverse audiences.

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