Equality impact assessments

As a result of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012, the University of Stirling has a duty to consider the equality impact of new and revised policies, procedures and decisions (hereafter defined as 'policies').

The requirement to assess impact means that the University must consider how a policy will impact on the needs of the general equality duty. That means considering how well the policy fulfils each of the three separate elements of the general duty, as follows:

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not
  • Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

In making the assessment, the University must consider relevant evidence. Having considered all of these elements, it must take account of the results of such assessments.

The University has revised its equality impact assessment (EIA) toolkit, which will help staff to conduct EIA’s. The toolkit comprises:

Equality Impact Assessments
Column one names the policy, column two lists the screening form, column three lists the full assessments, column four lists the completion date
Name of policyEquality screening formFull EQIADate completed
Development of Campus Central   Development of Campus Central May 2020
Winning Students   Winning Students June 2019
Outcome Agreement   Outcome Agreement   Mar 2017
Fixed Term Contracts Policy   Fixed Term Contracts Policy Apr 2016
Academic Advancement and Promotions Committee (AAPC)   Academic Advancement and Promotions Committee (AAPC) Sep 2016
Academic Workload Planning   Academic Workload Planning

Jun 2016

Shared Parental Leave

  Shared Parental Leave

May 2016

Public Interest Disclosure Policy

Public interest disclosure policy

 

Feb 2016

SLS Future Provision

N/A

SLS Future Provision EIA

Feb 2016

Redeployment Register Guidance Notes

N/A

Redeployment full EIA

Mar 2014

Reception, Front of House Service and telephone provision, Stirling Management Centre

Reception, Front of House Service and telephone provision

Not yet completed

Feb 2014

Undergraduate Teaching and Assessment Arrangements

N/A

Undergraduate Teaching and Assessment Arrangements

12 Jun 2014

Recognition Awards Scheme

N/A

 

Apr 2013

Workload planning model - Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

N/A

Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport workload planning model full EIA

Apr 2013

Information Strategy 2013-16

N/A

Information Strategy 2013-16 full EIA

Mar 2013

Sickness Absence Management Policy

N/A

Sickness Absence Full EIA

May 2012

Recruitment and selection policy

N/A

Recruitment and Selection Full EIA

Mar 2011

Maternity Leave Policy

N/A

Maternity Leave Full EIA

Mar 2011

Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy

N/A

Anti-Bullying and Harassment Full EIA

Feb 2011

Equality Impact Assessments
Column one names the policy, column two lists the screening form, column three lists the full assessments, column four lists the completion date
Name of policyEquality screening formFull EQIADate completed

Evacuation of occupants with disabilities

Evacuation of occupants with disabilities screening

Evacuation of occupants with disabilities full EIA

Sep 2009/2011

Facilities for new and expectant mothers

Facilities for new and expectant mothers screening

Facilities for new and expectant mothers full EIA

Sep 2009/2011

Lone working

Lone working screening

Lone working full EIA

Sep 2009/2011

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan

PEEPS screening

PEEP full EIA

Sep 2009 /2011

Grading and Re-Grading Procedure for Support Staff

N/A

Grading Full EQIA

Nov 2010

Adoption leave

N/A

Adoption leave full EQIA

Dec 2010

Compassionate leave

N/A

Compassionate leave full EQIA

Dec 2010

USS consultation on pensions reform

N/A

USS consultation on pensions reform - full EQIA

Dec 2010

Paternity leave

N/A

Paternity leave full EQIA

Nov 2010

Equality Impact Assessments
Column one names the policy, column two lists the screening form, column three lists the full assessments, column four lists the completion date
Name of policyEquality screening formFull EQIADate completed

Policy on fixed-term workers

N/A

Full EQIA Fixed Term Contracts October 2010

Oct 2010

Library Interim Service

N/A

Library Interim Service EQIA

Oct 2010

Residential Strategy

Residential Strategy screening

Underway

May 2010

Special Collections Development Policy

Special Collections Development Policy screening

Screened out

Feb 2010

Parental Leave

Parental leave screening

Not yet completed

Jan 2010

Recruitment and selection guidelines for open-ended and fixed term staff

Recruitment and selection screening

Not yet completed

Oct 2009

Business continuity plan for pandemic influenza

Business continuity plan for pandemic influenza screening

Screened out

Sep 2009

Emergency procedures

Emergency procedures screening form

Emergency procedures full EIA

Sep 2009

Pregnant worker risk assessment

Pregnant worker risk assessment screening

Pregnant worker risk assessment full EIA

Sep 2009

Provision of first aid

Provision of first aid equality screening 23 Sep 09

Screened out

Sep 2009

Retirement procedure

Retirement procedure screening

Not yet completed

Sep 2009

Achieving Success policy

N/A

EQIA Achieving Success Policy

Jul 2009

Achieving Success procedures

N/A

EQIA Achieving Success procedures

Jul 2009

Equality Impact Assessments
Column one names the policy, column two lists the screening form, column three lists the full assessments, column four lists the completion date
Name of policyEquality screening formFull EQIADate completed

Information Technology Use Policy

Information Technology Use Policy screening

Screened out

Jul 2009

Information Strategy

N/A

Information Strategy EQIA

Jul 2009

Redundancy policy

N/A

EQIA redundancy policy June 09

Jul 2009

Review of IS Training Services

N/Q

Review of IS training services EQIA

Jul 2009

Traffic and parking regulations

Traffic and parking regulations screening

Not yet completed

Jul 2009

Voluntary severance scheme

N/A

EQIA Voluntary Severance Scheme

Jul 2009

Review of Committee Structures

Equality Screening Review of Committee Structures

Screened out

Jun 2009

Staff SMART Card

Staff smart cards proposal equality screening

N/A

29 May 2009

Future directions

Equality screening future directions

N/A

May 2009

Records management policy

Records management policy equality screening

Screened out

May 2009

Attendance regulations

Attendance regulations equality screening April 2009.

Screened out

Apr 2009

Summer Academic Programme

Summer Academic Programme equality screening 2009

Screened out

Apr 2009

Review of catering provision

N/A

EQIA Catering Review

Nov 2008