The Council is committed to promoting equality. On this page you will find information that we have used to set our priorities for residents, staff and visitors to the area.
Stop press - see B&NES new Good practice checklist for working with trans young people and Brighton and Hove's revised Transgender Inclusion Toolkit for schools and Cornwall's revised transgender guidance for schools
Stop press - see a fantastic short film made by SPACE, our LGBT youth group
Stop press - read about some of the inspiring equalities work in B&NES led by young people in schools and other settings
Stop press - see our short film 'B&NES - a place to be yourself' which highlights and celebrates the work we are doing to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in our community.
Equality policy commitment - our written pledge to promote equality and fairness
Equality objectives - a review of our 2015-16 objectives, and actions we have set for 2016-17
Employment information - information about our workforce and employment policies
Staff equality groups - for black, disabled and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff
Equality impact assessments - checking that our services, policies & decisions are fair
Equality Framework for Local Government - the progress we are making with the framework
Equality case studies - some examples of good practice across the Council
Equality mapping - information about the equalities profile of our communities in B&NES
Equality groups in Bath and North East Somerset - useful contacts for consultation