Pivotal will meet the provisions and requirements of the various pieces of equal opportunities legislation. The Company will at all times be mindful of the legal requirements not to discriminate directly, indirectly or through victimisation. The emphasis of the Company’s approach will be on promoting equality of opportunity and not merely preventing discrimination.
All employees of Pivotal have a responsibility to comply with the Company’s Equal Opportunities Policy and to co-operate with measures introduced to ensure equality of opportunity and prevent discrimination. Managers and supervisors have a particular responsibility to uphold the Policy. Ultimate responsibility for implementing and ensuring employees are aware of the contents of the Equal Opportunities Policy rests with the Managing Director.
Pivotal is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity throughout its workforce and in all of its employment practices. Recruitment, promotion and training in relation to employees and prospective employees will be carried out solely on the basis of merit, ignoring any non-performance related issues.
Pivotal will observe legislative requirements concerning equality of opportunity in place in Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. However, emphasis will be placed on promoting equality of opportunity and not merely preventing discrimination. In order to ensure the effectiveness of the Equal Opportunities Policy the Company will: