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INCLUSION & DIVERSITY
PURLEY SPORTS CLUB - INCLUSION
& DIVERSITY POLICY
The Purley Sports Club, in all its activities, is fully committed
to the principles of equality of opportunity in sport, and to ensuring that its
employees, members and all other individuals working or volunteering for Purley
Sports Club and participating in or watching Purley Sports Club’s activities
are treated fairly and are able to conduct their activities free from
discrimination, harassment or intimidation.
Purley Sports Club, in all its
activities will not discriminate, or in any way treat anyone less
favourably against on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race,
parental or marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual
Purley Sports Club will not
tolerate harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of individuals.
Purley Sports Club will endeavour
to create access and opportunities for all those individuals who wish to
participate, and are lawfully eligible to participate, in its activities.
Purley Sports Club will ensure that
it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and shall take
all reasonable steps to ensure that its employees, members and volunteers
adhere to these requirements and this policy.
This policy is fully supported by
Purley Sports Club’s the officers and [management committee] who are
responsible for the implementation of this policy.
Purley Sports Club is committed to the investigation of any claims
when brought to its attention, of discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse
or victimisation of an individual, and reserves the right to impose such
sanction as it considers appropriate and proportionate, where such is found to
be the case.
In the event that any employee,
member, volunteer, participant or spectator feels that he has suffered
discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation, they should
report the matter in writing to the (management committee) of Purley
Any such report should include:
details of what occurred; when and where the occurrence took place; any
witness details and copies of any witness statements.
If the accused individual is an
employee, the (management committee) will regard the issue as a
disciplinary issue and will follow Purley Sports Club’s employment
If the accused individual is a
non-employee, the (management committee):
decide (at its sole discretion) to uphold or dismiss the complaint without
holding a hearing;
(at its sole discretion) hold a hearing at which both parties will be entitled to
attend and present their case;
have the power to impose any one or more of the following sanctions on any
person found to be in breach of any policy: (a) warn as to future conduct; (b)
suspend from membership; (c) remove from membership; (d) exclude a non-member
from the facility, either temporarily or permanently; and (e) turn down a
non-member’s current and/or future membership application; and will provide
both parties with written reasons for its decision.
A party may appeal a decision of
the (management committee) to the relevant sports County’s Association by
writing to the relevant County Association within 3 months of Purley
Sports Club’s decision being notified to that party.
If the nature of the complaint is
with regard to the (management committee) of the Purley Sports Club, the
complainant may report the complaint directly to the relevant County
This policy will be reviewed periodically by the Purley Sports
Club management committee.
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