Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy

The Veranda Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy


The Veranda is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and celebrates the unique contributions of every individual. We firmly believe that promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) not only strengthens our organisation but also contributes to a positive and innovative work environment.

Our Commitment:

Equal Opportunities: The Veranda is dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Inclusive Culture: We strive to create an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. The Veranda promotes an environment that encourages collaboration and values diverse perspectives.

Fair Treatment: The Veranda is committed to treating all employees fairly and with dignity. Discrimination, harassment, and victimisation will not be tolerated.

Diversity in Recruitment: We actively seek to attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce. The Veranda aims to eliminate bias in our recruitment processes and ensure that our workforce mirrors the diversity of the communities we serve.

Training and Awareness: We will provide training to employees to raise awareness of the importance of EDI and to ensure that everyone understands their role in fostering an inclusive workplace.

Flexible Working: The Veranda recognises the importance of flexible working arrangements to accommodate the diverse needs of our workforce. We will strive to create a work environment that supports a healthy work-life balance.

Implementation and Accountability:

Leadership Commitment: The Veranda leadership is committed to championing EDI initiatives and fostering a culture of inclusion. We will regularly review and update our policies to reflect best practices in this area.

Monitoring and Reporting: The Veranda will monitor and regularly report on the progress of our EDI initiatives. This includes analyzing workforce demographics, tracking complaints and grievances, and measuring the success of our diversity and inclusion programs.

Employee Involvement: We encourage employees to actively participate in creating an inclusive workplace. The Veranda values the input and feedback of all employees in shaping our EDI initiatives.

Open Communication: The Veranda will maintain open channels of communication regarding EDI matters. We encourage employees to report any concerns, and appropriate action will be taken to address and rectify any issues promptly.

The Veranda is committed to continuously improving our EDI efforts, creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our global community, and ensuring that all employees feel empowered to contribute their best.

February 2024