Po­lice praised for job equal­ity

Macclesfield Express - - BUSINESS -

CHESHIRE Po­lice has been hailed for its em­ploy­ment equal­ity.

The con­stab­u­lary has been named as a ‘best em­ployer for race’ in a new list­ing of or­gan­i­sa­tions which ap­ply­ing best prac­tice on race equal­ity.

To fea­ture on the list they had to prove that they put lead­er­ship on race into place within their or­gan­i­sa­tions, cre­ated in­clu­sive work­place cul­tures and demon­strate the im­pact of th­ese poli­cies on Black, Asian and Mi­nor­ity Eth­nic (BAME) em­ploy­ees.

The list­ing is un­ranked and in­cludes 65 pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor or­gan­i­sa­tions listed in al­pha­bet­i­cal or­der who col­lec­tively rep­re­sent the best em­ploy­ers for BAME peo­ple in the UK

Act­ing Chief Con­sta­ble Janette McCormick said: “We are de­lighted to have been in­cluded by Busi­ness in the Com­mu­nity as one of the UK’s Best Em­ploy­ers for Race.

“We are fully com­mit­ted to en­sur­ing our Force re­flects the com­mu­nity we serve and a big part of this in­volves creat­ing an in­clu­sive work­place.

“To fea­ture on this list demon­strates that we are creat­ing an in­clu­sive work­place at Cheshire Con­stab­u­lary and ap­ply­ing best prac­tice on race equal­ity.”

Po­lice and Crime Com­mis­sioner David Keane added: “One of my key polic­ing pri­or­i­ties is to de­liver a ser­vice con­nected to our com­mu­ni­ties.

The full list of the Best Em­ploy­ers for Race 2017 is avail­able via the Busi­ness in the Com­mu­nity web­site: https://race.bitc.org.uk/ awards-bench­mark­ing/ best-em­ploy­ers-race-2017

Act­ing Chief Con­sta­ble Janette McCormick

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