Diversity is a topic that is prominent in all areas of society, but there is a big misconception that the construction industry is a little 'old-fashioned' when it comes to diversity. This is not the case! Explore what it means to have a diverse workforce and see success stories from around the UK.
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What is the Equality Act 2010?
The Equality Act 2010 was created by the Government to replace the previous anti-discrimination laws that had been put in place. This single Act makes it easier for the public to understand the law surrounding equality and to also strengthen protection for some situations.
Check out our page about how you can promote diversity to find out more about the Act.
Or you can visit the Government's website which goes into more detail about the Act.
Construction and LGBT
Discover how the construction is working to include the LGBT community in the industry
Construction and Ethnicity
How businesses can employ a diverse workforce and how it benefits both them and their employees
Construction and Disability
Find out what it required of construction businesses to adapt and include disabled employees
Explore more of the Equality Act, what it means for you and helpful hints of how you can promote diversity to the world around you
Construction and Refugees
Find out what businesses need to do to employ refugee workers and what positive impact this can have on a workforce
We've made it an objective at Jem Scaffolding to give people opportunities from across the board. If you help people, they'll help you.Richard Barnes Operations Director, Jem Scaffolding
Go Construct Resources
A range of free, downloadable resources that can be used to promote working in construction