When we started building Rubik, we looked at the reasons why diversity and inclusion are important. Fundamentally we understood our culture affects our trainees, internal staff and our reputation in the market – it touches everything we do.
An inclusive and supportive workplace culture has enormous benefits our team, our clients and our partners. According to McKinsey, diversity in the workplace increases innovation. It also helps drive better decisions and collaboration. We wanted to have a positive impact on our industries and we knew our clients were reaching out for change.
We are committed to equality, fairness and respect for all in our Academy and throughout the employee lifecycle. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that enables skills development and supports careers and career development.
We are firmly committed to protecting those who work for us from discrimination across nine key characteristics as identified in the Equalities Act 2010:
- Sexual Orientation
- Religeon or Belief
- Gender Reassignment
- Marriage or civil partnership
- Pregnancy & maternity
Organisational Equality & Diversity
We are committed to developing work practices and policies that will enable our employees to easily promote fairer ways of working. This includes in pay and benefits, terms and conditions of employment, dealing with grievances and discipline, dismissal, redundancy, leave for parents, requests for flexible working, and selection for employment, promotion, training or other developmental opportunities.
Diversity & Inclusion Training
Training runs through our DNA. That is why we are developing in-house training to support all members of staff with comprehensive education around their rights and responsibilities under equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe it is the everyone’s responsibility to develop a positive and supportive work environment which starts with education for all.