Equal Opportunities Statement

At Key Fund we are committed to reflecting and representing the diversity of the UK and to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of Key Fund aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of of us, we seek to treat people fairly and with dignity and respect.

We will take every possible step to ensure that no person working at Key Fund, seeking employment with us, or any member of our team of Associates will receive less favorable treatment (direct discrimination) or will be disadvantaged by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable (indirect discrimination) on the grounds of their:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender Reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual Orientation

We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice; it also makes sound business sense. Affording staff full dignity at work promotes good employee relations and satisfaction, and results in a motivated, productive, and creative workforce.

We will take positive steps to ensure that this statement is known to all employees and potential employees. We will also ensure that equal opportunity is embedded in all our policies, procedures, day-to-day practices, and external relationships.

Equal opportunities in employment

As an applicant, you can be assured that Key Fund will take positive steps to ensure:

Job descriptions and associated conditions relate to the particular job, define the qualifications, experience, and other skills required in the post, and only include those factors which are necessary and justifiable in terms of objective criteria for the satisfactory performance of the job.

All applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout the recruitment and selection process.

All decisions are made in line with Key Fund’s equal opportunities and recruitment and selection decisions, are made on merit – in line with the job and skills requirements set for the vacancy.

And when you become employed, we aim to ensure:

A fair, transparent, and equal chance in learning and development and terms and conditions of service.

A working environment that is free from discrimination, bullying, harassment, and victimisation and where all complaints are promptly investigated and dealt with.

A working environment where a person’s identity and culture are valued and respected.

Positive about disability

We value and encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

As an employer, we are aware of our obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and are committed to offering support and making reasonable adjustments to allow full participation in the process. It is important that you let the Recruiting Manager know of any requirements you have. Key Fund will consider any reasonable adjustments. Examples include: changing the timing of the interview, giving extra time for tests, providing equipment or assistance throughout the process e.g. a reader or scribe.

If you are interested in job opportunities, you can visit our vacancy page for all our current vacancies.

Employment monitoring

We would like to encourage all applicants to complete the equality monitoring questions at the start of a job application so that we can assess our performance.

If you are concerned about how your data will be stored, accessed, or shared, be reassured that it will be kept confidential at all times and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. It will not be accessible to anyone outside of the designated authorised personnel and will be used to monitor the effectiveness of our employment policies so that we can improve where required. This information will be used for statistical purposes only and you will not be identified in any way.

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