Horndon on the Hill - Inclusion & Equity Policy

HHCC Club Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Policy
HHCC Club Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Policy

Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club in all its activities, is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity in cricket, and to ensuring that its employees, members and all other individuals working or volunteering for Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club, and participating in or watching Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club's activities are treated fairly and are able to conduct their activities free from discrimination, harassment or intimidation.

  • Horndon on the Hill Cricket 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 orientation.
  • Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club will not tolerate harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of individuals.
  • Horndon on the Hill Cricket 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.
  • Horndon on the Hill Cricket 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 the Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club's officers and [management committee] who are responsible for the implementation of this policy.

Horndon on the Hill Cricket 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 Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club.
  • 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 Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club's employment disciplinary procedure.
  • If the accused individual is a non-employee, the [management committee]:
  • A party may appeal a decision of the Management Committee to the relevant County Cricket board by writing to the relevant County Cricket Board within 3 months of Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club's decision being notified to that party.
  • If the nature of the complaint is with regard to the Management Committee of the Horndon on the Hill Cricket Club the complainant may report the complaint directly to the Essex County Cricket Board.