The Aspirers Society will not discriminate or in any way treat anyone less favourably
on grounds of; sex, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin and colour, religion or disability.
This includes:
• The advertisement for volunteers
• The advertisement for members
• The selection of candidates for volunteers,
• The selection of speakers
• Courses
• External coaching and education activities and awards,
• Appointments to honorary positions.
The Aspirers Society will not tolerate any kind of foul, abusive, racist remarks or any other discriminatory behaviour, regarding sexual ordination, colour or religion, whether physical or verbal. The society will work to ensure that such behaviour is met with appropriate action in whatever context it occurs.
All speakers, coaches, mentors, students and parents are committed to the ongoing training awareness to promote the eradication of discrimination within the society.
The requirements of the Codes of Practice issued by the Equal Opportunities Commission and Commission for Racial Equality are the Race Relations Act 1976, Sex Decimation Act 1986 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
Since discrimination in its many forms is against the society’s Policy, any member offending will be dealt with under the society’s disciplinary procedures.
The society is responsible for setting standards and values to apply throughout the organisation. We believe the society belongs to, and should be, benefitted by every member equally.
In the event that anyone should have a complaint or feel that they have suffered discrimination, or believe the society has not followed the Code of Conduct or Policies, please contact the Society Secretary with details of the following:
• What happened
• When and Where the occurrence took place
• Any witness statements and names
• Names of any others who have been treated in a similar way
• Details of any former complaints made about the incident, including the date and to whom it was made to
• A preference for the solution to the incident.