Police praised for job equality
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