Aruna Productions recognises that diversity and inclusion help to support creativity and innovation: they are an essential ingredient in a successful television company. We are committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion and to ensuring there is no discrimination in our company. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society. We want our company to be one in which every employee and freelancer feels respected and able to give of their best.
To that end this policy provides a framework of equality and fairness for all in our employment. It expresses our commitment not to discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital status (including civil partnerships), race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.
This policy applies to employed and freelance staff and to people working on and off screen.
All freelancers and employees, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, will be treated fairly and with respect. Selection for employment ? whether as a member of staff or on a freelance basis ? will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. Access to opportunities for promotion, training or any other benefit will also be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees will be encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the creativity and success of the company.
We will monitor the success of this policy regularly and our review our progress at least once a year. We have developed an action plan to help us implement this policy/achieve our specific diversity goals/targets. This policy is fully supported by the senior management of the company. Breaches of the policy may be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings.
The purpose of this policy is to communicate to all employees, including supervisors, managers and executives, that Aruna Productions. ltd will not in any instance tolerate bullying behavior. Employees found in violation of this policy will be disciplined, up to and including termination.
Aruna Productions ltd defines bullying as repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more people by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive conduct that includes:
Such behaviour violates Aruna Productions, ltd's Code of Ethics, which clearly states that all employees will be treated with dignity and respect.
Aruna Productions ltd considers the following types of behaviour examples of bullying:
In addition, the following examples may constitute or contribute to evidence of bullying in the workplace:
Individuals who feel they have experienced bullying should report this to their supervisor or to Human Resources before the conduct becomes severe or pervasive. All employees are strongly encouraged to report any bullying conduct they experience or witness as soon as possible to allow Aruna Productions ltd to take appropriate action.