Bracknell Forest Equality Scheme
An equality scheme has been developed for 2017 to 2020 in line with the Council Plan. The equality scheme sets out what the council intends to achieve in terms of equality and diversity and includes the council’s equality objectives. The Council Plan underlines the council’s commitment to reducing inequalities.
The equality scheme has been linked to the service planning process for 2018 to 2019 to make sure that the implementation of the equality objectives will be integrated, wherever possible, into the mainstream delivery and monitoring of services across the council.
Equality Impact Assessments
Equality Impact Assessments (EIAs) are tools for assessing the implications of decisions on our workforce and the community. They work to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and promote good relations between people of different backgrounds and groups.
They help the council to anticipate and identify the potential consequences of new or existing functions, policies or services.
EIAs are available on request.
The council carries out EIAs on budget proposals. These help us to understand the impact savings proposals may have on equality of different sections of our community.