Date Added: Jan 2011
Rolls-Royce is committed to encouraging a diverse workforce and promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. The UKRC/IOP Site Visit was a great way to make sure the equal opportunity policies encourage true equality in workplace. With less than 14 per cent of the workforce being female, the authors are keen to understand the issues surrounding the recruitment, retention and progression of women in Rolls-Royce. Based on the results of the UKRC/IOP site visit, the Global Head of Purchasing at Rolls-Royce has agreed to set up Global Purchasing Diversity Council look at the actions from the site visit and develop a vision and five year action plan. "The Global Purchasing Diversity Council is keen to look at and embed the actions from the Site Visit report.