Diversity and Equality Achievements
Achievements listed by the most recent.
The Met Office has achieved the Silver Standard for the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion e-quality benchmark. The benchmark assesses performance on key areas of diversity across the Protected Characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
Our very top-level scores on our annual Employee Attitude Survey (EAS) were very positive overall. Our engagement score has increased from 66% to 67%. We have maintained or improved our responses to Diversity related questions.
Following annual assessment the Met Office has met the required standard to retain the Two Tick Disability Symbol User status, which recognises the organisation's commitment to good practice in employing disabled people
Met Office moves up one place to fourth (out of 311) on Sitemorse assessment for our web site accessibility. Sitemorse regularly conducts surveys of public and corporate organisations. They survey sites based on function, accessibility, code quality, performance, email , metadata and PDFs. In their own words "Sitemorse offers independent, authoritative and accountable software to ensure the quality, compliance, performance, availability and compatibility of your web estate."
See the Met Office position and details on the Quarter 4 2012 results for UK Central Government.