Diversity & Inclusivity policy

At Chalk & Ward, we believe in fostering a culture that celebrates diversity, promotes inclusivity, and values every individual’s unique perspective. We are committed to creating a workplace that is respectful, supportive, collaborative, and welcoming to all employees, clients, partners, and stakeholders.

Our diversity and inclusivity policy is grounded in the following principles:

  • Respect for All Individuals – We treat all individuals with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or any other characteristic. Discrimination or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated.
  • Equal Opportunities – We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for employment, career development and professional growth. Our hiring, promotion, and performance evaluation processes are based solely on merit, skills and qualifications.

  • Inclusive Workspace – We strive to create an inclusive workspace that embraces diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

  • Cultivating Diversity in Teams – We actively seek to build diverse teams, recognising that diversity enhances creativity, innovation and problem-solving. We encourage collaboration among individuals from different backgrounds and experiences.

  • Cultural Sensitivity – We promote cultural sensitivity and awareness, encouraging open dialogue about different traditions, customs and beliefs to foster understanding and mutual respect.

  • Training and Development – We aim to raise awareness and ensure the application of inclusive practices throughout the organisation.

  • Diverse Representation in Marketing Materials – We are committed to showcasing diversity and representation in our marketing materials and campaigns to reflect the world we live in and celebrate our diverse clientele.

  • Safe Reporting Mechanism – We maintain a confidential and safe reporting mechanism for any instances of discrimination, harassment, or unfair treatment, ensuring that all concerns are thoroughly investigated and addressed promptly.

  • Continuous Improvement –  We regularly review and evaluate our diversity and inclusivity policies, practices and initiatives to identify areas for improvement and ensure we are continuously striving to create a more inclusive environment.

By adhering to this diversity and inclusivity policy, we aim to foster a positive and nurturing work environment where everyone feels valued, respected and empowered to contribute their best. Together, we can create a stronger and more inclusive future for Chalk & Ward and the clients we serve.

email hello@chalkward.com any questions, concerns or comments you have about our Diversity & Inclusivity Policy or write to us at:

Chalk & Ward
Chichester Place
18 Southernhay East