Bright Purple are proud of our commitment to promoting a diverse work force and taking steps to help our clients benefit from accessing the talent that lie within the broadest spectrum of society.
Being a diverse and inclusive employer is a key driver in helping us to attract the best talent to have competitive advantage. By ensuring candidates have equality of access to recruitment, training and promotion opportunities in the workplace – we believe this increases talent pools of potential employees for our customers. Diversity and Inclusion is therefore critical to Bright Purple as an organisation, to drive a culture of conscious equality, both with our candidates and employees, where everyone can be their true self at work and reach their full potential.
We take care to expand our recruitment adverts and policies to appeal to members of minority groups to apply for jobs along with actively seeking to identify diverse candidate pools. It's particularly inspiring to see organisations with which we
work now coming together to deliver industry wide initiatives.
We have an Equality and Diversity policy in place which directly relates to diversity and equality and addresses the prevention of unlawful discrimination and promotes equality and diversity within our workforce and our candidate pool.
We commit to the highest ethical and professional standards in all of our activities and maintain high standards in relation to compliance with all current equality legislation along with focussing our employment procedures and practices on maximising the opportunity and potential of all our candidates and own workforce.
We are committed to being inclusive
Increasing our understanding is a continuous and evolving learning curve. Currently we are involved with organisations that support Mental Health positivity and we are launching live “PodCasts” on LinkedIn in conjunction with our Bright Purple Academy to promote awareness.
We use software to screen our Job Adverts ensuring that they appeal to all. We will also carry out a pre-employment health questionnaire check at the appropriate stage of the application with all prospective candidates to ensure that if any reasonable adjustments are required to assist them in securing the role that these are requested - which may include suggestions of making changes to a disabled person’s working pattern; providing training or mentoring; making alterations to premises; ensuring that information is provided in accessible formats; modifying or acquiring equipment; allowing extra time during selection ‘tests’ or a different format of ‘tests’.
We provide all candidates with a link to our diversity and monitoring form and will encourage applicants to complete a diversity monitoring form which will be made available on our website for ease of completion. This form will capture the relevant aspects of diversity data that each Public Body requires and MI and feedback.