Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion amongst its membership and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

Who We Are

Equality is about ensuring everybody has an equal opportunity and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics.

Diversity is about taking account of the differences between people and groups of people and placing a positive value on those differences. Equality of opportunity is about ensuring everybody has an equal chance to take up opportunities and to make full use of the opportunities on offer and to fulfil their potential.

Objectives and Goals of the group

  • Inclusion
  • Goal: Promote diversity and inclusion with the Chamber Membership
  • Goal met by: Promote the development and advancement of underrepresented groups in the membership

Inclusion Calendar 2022/23

The Inclusion Calendar highlights important themes and events surrounding Inclusion and celebration of the membership. A handful of months also includes a special focus on specific themes and celebrations. This online calendar, hosted through google calendar, contains:

  • over 190 important dates including holy days, special events and festivals

With the calendar hosted through a google format, this content can be used and accessed by as many people as possible.

Benefits you can gain from the calendar are:

  • important information on dates, holidays and festivals, for use by businesses, management and staff to use for personal or for business
  • learn about the events happening in other communities throughout the year
  • use as part of your equality and inclusion strategy
  • increases credibility with stakeholders
  • supports your businesses’ diversity, and equality training initiatives
  • promotes awareness of diversity throughout your organisation.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Cllr Lyndsay Pitchley

RMBC

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Jamie Lowe

True Self Wealth Ltd

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Jackie Cook

CQ Strategic Marketing / Equality In STEM

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Anthony Bayou

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust

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Amy Taylor

Taylor Tuxford Associates

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Amanda Daley 

Amandas Blinds Limited

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James Burton

Dark Cherry Creative

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Ches Moulton

The Stress Master

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Mike Lawrence

Mike Lawrence Health & Wellbeing Management Consultancy

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Heather Chapman 

The Web Word

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