Policies and strategies:

Equality and diversity

We are committed to creating a culture that values dignity at work, mutual respect and inclusivity, where diversity is embedded in all business activities, unlawful discrimination is eliminated and individuals can achieve their potential.

We aim to:

Strategy, equality scheme, action plan and annual report

Equality and diversity strategy 2014-2017 (PDF 439KB)

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Equality duty action plan 2013-2014 (PDF 37KB)

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Annual equality and diversity report 2012-2013 (PDF 422KB)

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Guidance

Equality impact assessment (PDF 69KB)

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Equal opportunities monitoring of code of practice (PDF 41KB)

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Working with other organisations

Opportunity Now benchmark - feedback report 2009 (PDF 191KB)

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Following our work with UK Resource Centre for women in science, engineering and technology 2 case studies can be found in the external links section.

Equality and diversity data (as 1 April 2013)

On 1 April 2013, 1,694 staff were employed in institutes funded by BBSRC and in the BBSRC Office, compared to 1,736 on 1 April 2012. Of the 1,694 staff:

As at 1 April 2013, 724 staff were in the science category, which represents 43% of all staff. Women occupied 26% of senior posts in BBSRC (pay band PC1-F), showing no change from 2011-12.

See also data contained in our publication scheme (see related links).