Aims and principles
Our service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice for everyone in the community on their rights and responsibilities.
Our Aims are:
To provide a quality advice service which meets the changing advice needs of our community
To improve the policies and practices that affect peoples’ lives, through campaigning and providing a voice for them to be heard
To promote equality and diversity in our community, by challenging and preventing prejudice and discrimination and ensuring equal access to all
Our service is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities in all aspects of our work and to opposing discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual identity, life style, disability or other identity issues.
Some weeks after a client had advised her employers that she was expecting a child, they told her that she was being made redundant. This was despite the recruitment of another staff member to her section. We gave the client assistance to make a claim for discrimination and unfair dismissal.