Flashcards in Week One Deck (11)
What is the definition of Pyrolysis?
The decomposition of a substance by heat.
What are the four distinct stages of the discipline procedure?
Formal Stage 1
Formal Stage 2
Formal Stage 3
What are the four types of discrimination highlighted under the Equality Act 2010?
Discrimination by Association
Discrimination by Perception
What are the The nine protected characteristic under the Equalities Act 2010?
Religion or Belief
Pregnancy or Maternity
Marriage and Civil Partnership
Definition of Equality
Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone the same way, but it recognises that their needs are met in different ways.
Definition of Diversity
Diversity is about valuing individual difference. Diversity aims to recognise, value and manage difference to enable all employees to contribute and realise their full potential.
Definition of Harassment
Unwanted conduct that violates people's dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment.
Definition of Bullying
A person who uses strength or power to coerce others by fear.
Persecute or oppress by force or threats
pressure or coerce a person to do something
Definition of Victimisation
Victimisation occurs when an individual is treated in a way that is detrimental.
They have made a complaint about being discriminated against or harassed
They intend to make a complaint about discrimination or harassment
They have acted, or intend to act as a witness, or give evidence in support of another person, about a complaint relating to discrimination of harassment.
What are the benefits of a diverse work place
It will help us deliver our service better
We will benefit from the value of different perspectives
We all contribute to the social and moral obligations of public service
We will increase understanding, mutual respect and trust between colleagues