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Auto Technics - Our Policies

Equal Opportunities

Auto Technics Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. The aim of our policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, or religion, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable. Selection criteria and procedure is reviewed to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their elevant merits and abilities. All employees will be given equal opportunity and, where appropriate, special training to progress within the organisation.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission, as set out under the principles of the Equality Act 2010, is a legislative framework by which we align ourcompany’s model for working in an antidiscriminatory in terms of our employment policy. Within this model, we observe and practice the codes of conduct for dealing with:

  • Recruitment and promotion
  • Equal Pay
  • Discrimination of any kind in every aspect of the company’s operations

This policy applies to every job applicant, employee and to those who provide Auto Technics Ltd with goods and services. It applies to all of our activities, including:

  • Recruitment, training and development of our employees and employment
    practices.
  • Appointment of contractors, consultants and suppliers

We will ensure that our employment practices meet with appropriate legislation and will monitor our staff profile to ensure progress towards a diverse workforce which reflects the community in which we work.

Training

A training and development strategy will be implemented for all new starters and TUPE transferees, including a comprehensive contract induction. Auto Technics Ltd comply with the Equality Act 2010 Training when managing staff transfers. Auto Technics Ltd will ensure there is no discrimination where TUPE applies, particularly around continuous employment rights and equal pay legislation.

We will provide training in and communicate equality and diversity issues for all staff and inform them of their rights to protection from harassment, discrimination or victimisation. Our communication of equality includes:

  • Employee handbooks
  • Awareness training
  • Asking staff to contribute to our policy

Managers and staff are encouraged to contribute to our on-going equality improvement process and are asked to provide input into our evolving policy. This helps promote good relationships between all employees and helps employees understand and value one another. Equality communication is provided regularly, both on a formal and informal basis. Any changes to our policy are briefed to our staff and management team. Managing Director, Chris Cross, is responsible for reviewing, enforcing, and communicating this policy throughout the organisation.

Workforce Monitoring

We will ensure that our employment practices meet with appropriate legislation and will monitor our staff profile to ensure progress towards a diverse workforce which reflects the community in which we work.

Auto Technics Ltd further encourage staff to achieve promotion and development by carrying out internal assessments, work place recording, and by handing out developing training performance programmes to help monitor training.

Health and Safety

Our Health and safety mission statement is to have zero reportable and non-reportable accidents and incidents and to promote near miss reporting so that we can continually monitor the effectiveness of all aspects of our health and safety management systems.

Health and Safety Management starts at the highest senior management level within Auto Technics Ltd and our management team are jointly responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of both our policy and policy statement.

Directors and key staff within Auto Technics Ltd are delegated with responsibility for Health & Safety. Our Managing Director is charged with responsibility for securing fulfilment of certain statutory responsibilities in respect of this company, under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.

General Organisation of Health and safety
Our Health & Safety policy is reviewed annually and identifies fully our arrangements for ensuring the effective management of our policy. The policy is a live document identifying fully developed procedural approach to the management, communication and implementation of our systems and procedures, including our process of inclusive auditing, review and, where necessary, development of our policy.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 imposes statutory duties on employers and employees.

Our key objective when developing a Health and Safety plan is to integrate health and safety into the management of our works.

  • Improve the planning and management of works from the very start.
  • Identify risks early on.
  • Target effort where it can do the most good in terms of health and safety; and
  • Discourage unnecessary bureaucracy.