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7. Alignment to Funding

The following 3 areas provides an overview of how 'Inclusive Recruitment and Selection' relates to funding criteria, also refer to webpage: Fairness = Funding 

1. Law/Reputation
2. Scottish Government
3. Funding Bodies

1. Law/Reputation Key Document
  • UK & EU employment law compliance
  • Minimising the risk of Employment Tribunals
  • Non-discriminatory reputation (confidence amongst the diversity of Alumni)
  • Equality Act (2010) - inclusive of EU Employment Directives
  • EHRC Equality Act (2010): Employment Statutory Code of Practice (Oct 2010) – Chapter 16 and Appendix 1,2, 3
  • EHRC, Equality Act guidance: What equality law means for you as an employer: when you recruit someone to work for you (Jul 2010)
  • SFC recommended ECU E&D guidance specific to ‘protected characteristics’ (on-going)
  • ACAS, Delivering E&D (Nov 2011)
  • ACAS, Equality Act Guide for Employers & Employees: Religion or Belief in the Workplace (Oct 2010)
  • Business Gateway, Prevent Discrimination and Value Diversity (2010)
  • Stonewall Scotland, Good Practice Programme guides (2011)
  • LGBT Charter Award, guidance (2012)  

 

2. Scottish Government Key Document 
  • Public Sector Equality Duty (2011)
  • Project grant applications
  • General Duty, Schedule 19 applying to Higher Education to:
    • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not
    • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act
    • Scottish Specific Duties (2012) - Regulation 6
  • SFC Outcome Agreement – Section 5: Equality & Diversity
  • Teaching/Project/Research funding application forms

 

3. Funding Initiatives Key Document  
  • REF 2014  
  • HR Excellence in Research Award  
  • Athena SWAN Charter
  • Institute of Physics
  • General Medical Council
  • Environment section and University Code of Practice
  • The Concordat – Principles: 1, 6, 7
  • Institutional and Departmental Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards
  • JUNO Award 
  • E&D Domain 3

Note: Initiatives in Section 3 are progressively being endorsed by The Royal Society.

 

Contact

Human Resources

University of St Andrews
The Old Burgh School

Abbey Walk
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1334 463096