Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Policy for Rhics Ltd

Last updated: 15/04/2024



At Rhics Ltd, we recognise the importance and value of fostering an inclusive workplace that promotes and celebrates diversity among our staff and the communities we serve. Our DEI policy is crafted to enhance our corporate culture by ensuring equity and inclusion are central to our business practices.



To establish a truly inclusive culture that utilises diversity as a resource for learning, innovation, and growth. We aim to create an environment where all employees feel valued and can thrive, and where our business practices reflect our commitment to equity and inclusion.


Policy Details

  1. Commitment to Diversity

Aim: To cultivate a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we operate.


  • Workforce Diversity Goals: Set specific, measurable objectives for increasing diversity in our recruitment practices, with targeted outreach to underrepresented populations.
  • Diverse Leadership: Ensure diverse representation at the managerial and executive levels, promoting diversity in decision-making roles.


  1. Equity in the Workplace

Aim: To guarantee fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all employees.


  • Equal Pay: Conduct annual pay audits to identify and address any discrepancies in remuneration across genders, ethnicities, and other demographic groups.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements: Offer flexible working hours and remote work options to accommodate various lifestyles and responsibilities, such as childcare or eldercare.


  1. Inclusion Practices

Aim: To create an environment where all employees feel respected and integrated into the organisational culture.


  • Inclusive Language and Communication: Foster an inclusive culture through the use of language that respects and acknowledges the diversity of all individuals. This includes training on non-discriminatory language and communication practices.
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): Support and fund ERGs that represent various constituencies within the company, providing them with a voice and platform to share their experiences and insights.


  1. Continuous Education and Training

Aim: To educate and train employees on the importance of DEI and equip them with the skills to foster an inclusive environment.


  • Mandatory DEI Training: Implement mandatory annual training for all employees that covers topics such as unconscious bias, cultural competency, and inclusive leadership.
  • Ongoing Learning Opportunities: Provide ongoing opportunities for employees to engage in learning and discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion through workshops, seminars, and conferences.


  1. Community Engagement and Support

Aim: To extend our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion beyond our organisation into the wider community.


  • Community Partnerships: Establish partnerships with local organisations that work to advance DEI in our community.
  • Volunteer Programmes: Encourage and facilitate employee participation in community volunteer programmes that support marginalised groups.


  1. Recruitment and Retention

Aim: To attract and retain a diverse workforce by implementing inclusive and equitable recruitment and retention strategies.


  • Bias-Free Hiring Practices: Utilise structured interviews and standardised evaluation criteria to minimise bias in the recruitment process.
  • Retention Strategies: Develop retention strategies that focus on career development, mentorship, and employee satisfaction, particularly for underrepresented employees.


  1. Measurement and Accountability

Aim: To monitor, measure, and report on our progress towards achieving our DEI goals.


  • Data Collection and Analysis: Regularly collect and analyse data on the composition of our workforce and the effectiveness of our DEI initiatives.
  • Reporting: Publish an annual DEI report detailing our progress, challenges, and future goals.



Rhics Ltd is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive culture where everyone, irrespective of their background, has the opportunity to succeed. We believe that our collective success depends on our ability to embrace diversity and foster an environment of equity and inclusion.

This DEI policy will be reviewed and updated annually to ensure it remains aligned with our organisational goals and societal advancements.