EQUITY AND DIVERSITY POLICY
The TYNEMOUTH Cricket Club in all its activities, is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity in cricket, and to ensuring that its employees, members and all other individuals working or volunteering for Tynemouth Cricket Club, and participating in or watching Tynemouth Cricket Club’s activities are treated fairly and are able to conduct their activities free from discrimination, harassment or intimidation.
Tynemouth Cricket Club is committed to the investigation of any claims when brought to its attention, of discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of an individual, and reserves the right to impose such sanction as it considers appropriate and proportionate, where such is found to be the case.
§ may decide (at its sole discretion) to uphold or dismiss the complaint without holding a hearing;
§ may (at its sole discretion) hold a hearing at which both parties will be entitled to attend and present their case;
§ will have the power to impose any one or more of the following sanctions on any person found to be in breach of any policy: (a) warn as to future conduct; (b) suspend from membership; (c) remove from membership; (d) exclude a non-member from the facility, either temporarily or permanently; and (e) turn down a non-member’s current and/or future membership application; and
§ will provide both parties with written reasons for its decision.
This policy will be reviewed periodically by the Tynemouth Cricket Club in consultation with the England and Wales Cricket Board Limited.