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Dignity and Fairness Policy

How we want everyone to be treated.

Purpose

GGHK is committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves, free from any form of discrimination, or harmful behaviour from others. This policy defines how inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour will be addressed to ensure that everyone can contribute to the aims of GGHK safely, effectively and in an inclusive environment where everybody is treated with dignity and respect.

Scope

This policy covers all participants, coaches, trainers, managers and officials involved in GGHK.

Policy

GGHK is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels safe, included and respected and encourages anybody to speak up if they experience or witness behaviour which they find inappropriate or unacceptable.

GGHK is committed to diversity and inclusion and does not tolerate any circumstance where an individual is treated unfairly, is unreasonably denied access to opportunities, or is excluded.

Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment

Discrimination is any negative action or attitude directed toward someone because of a characteristic, like their race or gender identity. Other characteristics are:

  • Age
  • Religion
  • Ethnicity / nationality
  • Disability / medical history
  • Marriage / civil partnership
  • Pregnancy / maternity/ paternity
  • Gender identity or expression / sexual orientation

Bullying is malicious, often repetitive behaviour that is harmful to another and which can undermine, humiliate or injure the person on the receiving end.

Harassment is unwelcome or unwanted behaviour that creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for another person.

GGHK is fully committed to the elimination of any form of discrimination other than what is necessary to ensure that the effective and safe execution of GGHK.

GGHK does not tolerate any form of harassment or bullying. Bullying and harassment can occur regardless of whether it was the intent of the perpetrator to cause harm or not.

Examples of bullying and harassment include, but are not limited to:

  • shouting or swearing at another person;
  • making physical and/or psychological threats;
  • overbearing levels of supervision and/or persistent criticism;
  • inappropriate derogatory remarks about and/or ridiculing somebody;
  • unjustifiably excluding colleagues from meetings/communications/social events;
  • deliberately sabotaging or impeding the performance of another;
  • unwelcome physical contact ranging from touching to serious assault;
  • offensive emails, text messages or social media content;
  • physical or verbal sexual advances;
  • making offensive comments or insensitive jokes; and
    spreading rumours about somebody; or insulting someone.

Diversity and Inclusion

GGHK is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in order that everybody feels valued, respected, included and can reach their full potential.

GGHK is committed to creating and sustaining a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness and transparency.
Breaches of Policy

Concerns around discrimination, bullying, harassment or any behaviour that undermines the respect of another will be dealt with swiftly and sensitively. You can ask for help or alert the HR Team via email: HR@GGHK2022.com.

Where acts are deliberate, malicious or serious in nature, breaches of this policy may, following the appropriate process, result in exclusion from GGHK.