This underpins our strategy of actively attracting, employing and retaining a diverse and adaptable staff team. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give of their best. We promote equality and fairness for everyone who has contact with the Bank, regardless of whether they are actual or potential customers, staff members, suppliers or other stakeholders.
As part of our commitment to achieve greater diversity in the workplace, we are supporting the following initiatives:
We have signed up to the Government’s Women in Finance Charter and over the next 5 years we plan to:
Additionally, we promote family-friendly practices that allow all our staff to balance their work and home lives and have a mentoring programme, open for all women in the Bank.