Cabot Square Capital LLP - Equality & Diversity Policy
This policy sets out Cabot Square Capital LLP’s (“Cabot”) approach to equality and diversity. Cabot is committed to promoting equality and diversity and promoting a culture that actively values difference and recognises that people from different backgrounds and experiences can bring valuable insights to the workplace and enhance the way we work.
Cabot aims to be an inclusive organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities throughout employment including in the recruitment, training and development of employees, and to pro-actively tackling and eliminating discrimination.
This policy is reviewed annually.
The rights and obligations set out in this policy apply equally to all employees and members of Cabot, whether part time or full time on a substantive or fixed-term contract, and also to associated persons such as secondees, agency staff, contractors and others employed under a contract of service.
Every employee is entitled to a working environment that promotes dignity, equality and respect for all. Cabot will not tolerate any acts of unlawful or unfair discrimination (including harassment) committed against any member, employee, contractor, job applicant or visitor because of a protected characteristic:
- gender reassignment
- marriage and civil partnership
- pregnancy and maternity
- race (including ethnic origin, colour, nationality and national origin)
- sexual orientation
- religion and or belief
- political leaning
All employees will be encouraged to develop their skills and fulfil their potential and to take advantage of training, development and progression opportunities in Cabot.
No form of intimidation, bullying or harassment will be tolerated.
Allegations regarding potential breaches of this policy will be treated in confidence and investigated in accordance with the appropriate procedure. Cabot will ensure that individuals who make such allegations in good faith will not be victimised or treated less favourably by Cabot as a result.
When does this policy apply?
This policy applies to all conduct in the workplace and also to conduct outside of the workplace that is related to your work (e.g. at meetings, social events and social interactions with colleagues) or which may impact on Cabot’s reputation.
How is this policy implemented?
A Diversity Committee formed of 3 individuals and including representation from both the Investment and Back Office Teams meets at least bi-annually to oversee implementation of this policy across Cabot. Every six months, one person is rotated out of the committee. The committee is currently formed of James Clark, Richard McDougall and Stephanie Wilde.
Throughout any recruitment process, Cabot will use all reasonable efforts to look at a diverse set of CVs. The Diversity Committee will confirm this condition has been met prior to any offers of employment being made.