Equality & Equal Opportunities

Equality and Equal Opportunities 

Lake District Country Hotels is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. 

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of our society and customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. 

Our Policy's Purpose 

Provide equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment, whether temporary, part-time or full-time

Not unlawfully discriminate because of the Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics of:

  • age
  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • marriage or civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin)
  • religion or belief
  • sex
  • sexual orientation 

Oppose and avoid all forms of unlawful discrimination. This includes in:

  • pay and benefits
  • terms and conditions of employment
  • dealing with grievances and discipline
  • dismissal
  • redundancy
  • leave for parents
  • selection for employment, promotion, training or other development opportunities

Monitoring will also include assessing how the equality, diversity and inclusion policy, and any supporting action plan, are working in practice, reviewing them annually, and considering and taking action to address any issues.