Statement by Mark Lyttle, Chair British Fencing, September 2017
“British Fencing (‘BF’) is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, BF representative, volunteer or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (together the ‘Protected Characteristics’).
BF recognises that we live in a diverse society and will be responsible for ensuring that there is open access to all those who wish to participate in all aspects of BF activities and that everyone is treated fairly.
BF will encourage partner organisations, including member clubs, to adopt, apply and demonstrate their commitment to the principles of equality and diversity.”
Equality and Diversity Policy – 21.09.17
Transgender Policy – 18.12.2017
The Board maintain a Diversity Action Plan which is a working
document, reviewed and updated on a regular basis. For a copy of the current
Diversity Plan please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity in Leadership
As at 03.10.2018, 25% of the occupied Director positions are BAME.