Specialist information and equal opportunities

Equal opportunities

Equal opportunity is a state of fairness in which job applicants are treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences, except when particular distinctions can be explicitly justified. All workers within an organisation should be entitled to and have access to all of the organisations facilities at every stage of employment, including the pre-employment phase. 

Definition of equal opportunities

What are the protected characterists for equality? What am i entitled to in the workplace?

Find out more

Gender

Find out how you can address the gender pay gap and plan your career accordingly to combat this!

Gender pay gap

Students estranged from their family

Support for those students studying without the support of their family

Students estranged from family

Student carers

Support tailored to help progress into a job whilst managing caring commitments

Student carers

Career Equity

Want to know what Career equity is and how the Careers and Employability Service can help you achieve it? Click the button below. 

Career equity