Word Smiths Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy Statement

Word Smiths is an independent partnership specialising in the creation and delivery of learning materials and training packages. We are also copywriters/editors, audio book publishers, typesetters/designers and print managers/brokers. The partnership was established in 1988 and is based in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire.

Aims and Values

We aim to encourage, value and manage diversity in all areas of our business and to be an equal opportunities employer. Our aim is to eliminate unlawful discrimination, and to promote equal opportunities within our own organisation and on behalf of our partner clients, suppliers and end users.

We do not accept discrimination on the grounds of gender, sex, marital status or gender re-assignment. Nor do we tolerate discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, age or disability. We do not tolerate victimisation, discrimination or harassment in any form.

The Word Smiths partners, Jane Smith and Nick Smith, are fully committed to:

Our commitments

We undertake to plan products and services so that they reflect the principles of equality and recognise and value diversity.

Jane Smith, senior partner at Word Smiths, jane@word-smiths.co.uk, is responsible for this policy and for its implementation.

We undertake to review this statement on a regular basis, and in the light of changing legislation. This review will take place at a maximum of twelve months from the date shown below.

To download a pdf version of this policy, follow this link.

JAne Smith signature Nick Smith signature February 2012


Speed Reading

Mind Mapping

Making the Most of Your Memory

Effective Business Writing

Effective Report Writing

Effective Minute Writing

Grammar on the Rocks™

Proofreading for Business Success

Boost Up Your Business Planning Skills

Open workshops

Audio books

Speed Reading for Success

Effective Business Writing for Success

Memory and Learning for Success

Coaching and Mentoring for Success

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