Equality and diversity

Equality duty report 2020

Introduction

We have specific duties under the Equality Act 2010 to publish information annually to demonstrate our compliance with the general equality duty.

All employees are aware that the information they provide is sensitive, personal data covered by the General Data Protection Regulations and will be treated in the strictest confidence in accordance with the principles within the legislation. The information is utilised for monitoring, reporting and providing support and for the purpose of meeting our legal obligations to publish relevant workforce equalities information. The information is not presented or reported in a way that will allow the identification of any individual employee.

Notes with regard to the data:

  • data is taken from our HR & Payroll system where employees are able to update/amend their own data.
  • employees have the option to say they prefer not to disclose /prefer not to say, on all sensitive information
  • the data is a snapshot from 28 June 2020
  • headcount was 487
  • full-time equivalent (FTE) was 436.74
  • turnover for 2019/20 was 8.94%
  • View the general population data for Braintree District

Gender

Employment type:

Full time

Part-time

Total

Female 24.85% 23.20% 48.05%
Male 48.05% 3.90% 51.95%

Ethnicity

Ethnic Origin

% of total employees

Asian or Asian British

less than 3%

Black or Black British

less than 3%

Mixed

less than 3%

Other ethnic groups

less than 3%

White

83.16%

Not specified or withheld

12.53%

Disability

Disability Status

% of employees

Disabled: Long term health condition

less than 3%

Disabled: Physical/mobility

less than 3%

Disabled: Sensory

less than 3%

Disabled: Other

less than 3%

Not disabled

38%

Not specified

56.05%

Age

Age range % of employees
20 or under 2.87%
21 to 29 years 10.88%
30 to 39 years 14.78%
40 to 49 years 24.44%
50 to 59 years 33.88%
60 years and over  13.15%

Religion and Belief

Religion or Belief % of total employees
Christian 37.58%

Hindu

less than 3%
Muslim less than 3%
Buddhist less than 3%
Any other religion less than 3%
No religion 30.8%
Not specified 28.34%

Sexual Orientation

Sexual Orientation % of employees
Bisexual  less than 3%
Gay less than 3%
Heterosexual 61.40%
Lesbian less than 3%
Other  less than 3%
Do not wish to disclose 36.96%

Customer Services

Address: Causeway House,
Bocking End,
Braintree,
Essex,
CM7 9HB

Telephone: 01376 552525