Equal Opportunities Policy
Statement of Intent
The Renishaw Park Golf Club ( the Club) in compliance with the Equality
Act 2010 and all relevant U.K. and European legislation, is resolute in
its determination to promote equality of opportunity to all members,
associate members, visitors, guests, volunteers, present and potential
employees, servants, agents and service providers associated with the
Club. It will endeavour to ensure that every person, as identified above
is not discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, gender
reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, colour, nationality,
ethnic or national origin religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation,
pregnancy and maternity and has a genuine opportunity to participate to
their full potential at all relevant levels and roles within the Club.
In accordance with the Statement of Intent, the Committee of the
Renishaw Park Golf Club, have produced the following Equality Policy
(‘The Policy’). This Policy shall be subject to annual review and shall
remain effective (subject to minor changes determined only by
legislation or by the need to make reasonable adjustments to practices
procedures and policies or as agreed by practical experience, in keeping
with current legislation ) during this period.
policy will be available on the Club website.
job applicant will be placed at a disadvantage by any provision
requirement or practise which is not necessary to the job role or which
constitutes unfair discrimination.
members, visitors, guests, associate members, employees, agents, service
providers and volunteers have responsibilities to respect, act in
accordance with and thereby support and promote the spirit and
intentions of the Statement of Intent and the Policy.
staff, agents, and service providers will receive appropriate training
in equal opportunities matters.
The Club will ensure that each application for membership will be
determined in accordance with the Club’s Equality Statement of Intent
and Equality Policy. In order to comply with this, the Committee has
reviewed the Club’s Rule Book (revised 2011) and has made the necessary
revisions to it.
The Committee of the Club produced to the
members of the Club at an Extraordinary General Meeting on 09.03.2011 a
revised version of the Rule Book, which has been drafted so that the
Club fully complies with its Equality Opportunities Statement of Intent
and Equality Policy. The members overwhelmingly approved the said Rules
Book authorise the Committee to make Rules for the better management of
the Club. The Committee has approved amendments to the Rules of the
Club, which amendments were made to ensure that those of the operations
of the Club governed by the Rules comply with the Equal Opportunities
Statement of Intent and Equality Policy.
members shall enjoy equal access to the golf course at all times save
only where there are gender or age specific competitions.
of entry to Club competitions shall be as specifically identified in the
relevant conditions governing competitions in force from time to time.
playing of designated competitions shall take preference within the
competition calendar of the Club.
it can be identified that the preponderance of male competitions denies
equal access to females at weekends the Club will ensure that suitable
alternative opportunities for weekend play for females are included in
the playing calendar, the details of which will be easily accessible to
general play conditions prevail, access to the course shall allow for
equal access to all categories of members.
The Club reserves the right to limit
competition to specific age or gender groups where this is necessary to
ensure equitable, safe and equal competition. The Club may take positive
action in providing opportunities to increase the inclusion from
The Committee will regularly
review the Club’s operations to ensure that the requirements of the
Equality Act and the terms of this Equality Statement of Intent and
Policy are being adhered to.
The content of this document applies
equally to members, associate members, visitors, guests, servants,
agents, and service providers of the Club. The day to day responsibility
for the implementation of the Equality Policy will rest with the Course
and Club Manager.
Any complaint or grievance should be communicated to the Course and Club
Manager in accordance with Rule 13.
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