Equality and Diversity


The  Council is committed to promoting equality. On this page you will find information that we have used to set our priorities for residents, staff and visitors to the area. 

Stop press - read about some of the inspiring equalities work in B&NES led by young people -  E Teams

Stop press - see B&NES Good practice checklist for working with trans young people and Brighton and Hove's revised Transgender Inclusion Toolkit for schools and Cornwall's revised transgender guidance for schools

Stop press - see a fantastic short film made by SPACE, our LGBT youth group 

Stop press - see our short film 'B&NES - a place to be yourself' which highlights and celebrates the work we are doing to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in our community. 



Equality policy commitment - our written pledge to promote equality and fairness  

Equality objectives - a review of our 2015-16 objectives, and actions we have set for 2016-17

Employment information - information about our workforce and employment policies 

Staff equality groups - for black, disabled and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff

Equality impact assessments  - checking that our services, policies & decisions are fair 

Equality Framework for Local Government - the progress we are making with the framework

Equality case studies - some examples of good practice across the Council

Equality mapping - information about the equalities profile of our communities in B&NES

Equality groups in Bath and North East Somerset - useful contacts for consultation

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