Equality and Diversity

DigitalJessica Ltd is committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive environment for our staff and adding experience and value for our clients.

We aspire that our clients are equally valued and respected and wish to encourage their projects and businesses to thrive. We value the diversity of our staff and clients. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive environment for our clients and staff.

This is reflected in our core values:

  • Valuing, respecting and promoting the rights, responsibilities and dignity of individuals within all our professional activities and relationships.
  • Equality of business opportunities based on merit irrespective of background, beliefs and socio-economic factors.

We believe that excellence will be achieved through recognising the value of every individual. We aim to create an environment that respects the diversity of both clients and staff, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

We acknowledge the following basic rights for everyone:

  • To be treated with respect and dignity
  • To be treated fairly
  • To be encouraged to reach their full potential

No individual will be unjustly discriminated against. This includes, but is not limited to, discrimination because of age, disability, gender identity, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation.

We perceive bullying, harassment or victimisation of any individual or group as being contradictory to our aspirations for a supportive environment and will not be tolerated.

Glossary of Terms

Age Where this is referred to, it refers to a person belonging to a particular age (for example 32 year olds) or range of ages (for example 18 to 30 year olds).
Disability A person has a disability if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on that person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
Gender Whether you are a Man, Woman, Transgender, non-binary, gender fluid, genderless or others.
Transgender
An umbrella term for anyone that does not fit into the gender binary. It can also include a person who has or wishes to change their gender from what they were assigned at birth.
Marriage and Civil Partnership Either a couple in a marriage or civil partnership.
Pregnancy and Maternity Pregnancy is the condition of being pregnant or expecting a baby. Maternity refers to the period after the birth, and is linked to maternity leave in the employment context. In the non-work context, protection against maternity discrimination is for 26 weeks after giving birth, and this includes treating a  person unfavourably because they are breastfeeding.
Race Refers to the protected characteristic of Race. It refers to a group of people defined by their race, colour, and nationality (including citizenship) ethnic or national origins.
Religion and Belief Religion such as Christianity, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Buddhist. Belief also includes religious and philosophical beliefs including lack of belief (such as Atheism).
Sexual Orientation Whether a person’s sexual attraction is towards their own sex, the opposite sex, to both sexes, asexual, pansexual or any other sexual orientation.