PRESS RELEASE: City Group Security Partnership Announcement

City Group Security announce its partnership with Employment 4 All, to welcome equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion and break down the barriers to enable social mobility for as many people as possible. We are committed to combatting social exclusion which can arise through a variety of reasons, an individual, or a group, faces difficulties or discrimination in everyday lives, such as gaining employment. We care about all job seekers and giving people equal opportunities to working within the security industry.

City Group Security will grow deeper partnerships with our customers and employees, to deliver outstanding service whilst demonstrating a strong understanding of customer needs through Equality, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Value in the community with the support of Employment 4 All.

City Group Security has demonstrated exceptional dedication to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates the unique qualities and perspectives of every individual. Through their tireless work, they have effectively empowered employees from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that everyone feels respected, valued, and safe within the workplace.

One of the team’s remarkable accomplishments has been their commitment to equal employment opportunities. By implementing initiative-taking strategies and reviewing recruitment processes, they have successfully enhanced diversity across all levels of the organization. Their efforts have led to a significant increase in the representation of underrepresented groups within the workforce, thus creating a more inclusive corporate culture.

Furthermore, the team has taken significant measures to ensure that all employees are provided with the necessary support and resources to thrive within the organisation. They have developed comprehensive diversity training programs, workshops, and educational initiatives that foster cultural understanding, promote inclusivity, and challenge biases. These initiatives have not only enhanced employees’ awareness but have also encouraged open dialogue and strengthened relationships amongst colleagues.

In addition to their internal initiatives, the team has also been instrumental in fostering partnerships with external organisations, such as local community groups and non-profit organisations, to collaborate on diversity and inclusion initiatives that extend beyond the workplace. Their involvement in various community programs has not only enabled City Group Security to impact society positively but has also contributed to enhancing the organisation’s brand image as a socially responsible company.

The impact of City Group Security’s diversity on the organisation and its employees cannot be overstated. By championing diversity and inclusion, they have created an environment where every individual feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work, fostering innovation, creativity, and productivity. Their efforts have significantly contributed to the company’s success in attracting and retaining top talent, while also enriching the overall employee experience.

Sophie Harper-Booth, Group Operations Director said,

“This partnership will provide City Group Security with the ability to support the community and those who can be affected by circumstantial or societal circumstances, including homelessness, domestic abuse, and underrepresented groups, inclusive of BAME, LGBTQ+, Women and Ex Servicemen.

We want to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce where people can be authentic at work and provide psychological safety.

With the cost-of-living crisis becoming reality it is affecting many households across the UK and this is increasing the number of families, single people, and visitors to the foodbanks. By working with Employment 4 All, we can support people getting back to work with our flexible working agreements. As an employer we need to be adaptative in our approach and find alternative shift patterns to be able to support the unrepresented and disadvantaged. At City Group Security we believe in creating opportunities that provide a sense of belonging and fulfilment whilst in a working environment.”

Janine Alcantara CEO from Employment 4 All said,

“Our partnership with City Group Security provides a future where good, meaningful, rewarding, purposeful and dignified employment is accessible to all in society irrespective of life circumstances.

We are delighted to focus our skills, knowledge, and passion to deliver the highest quality of services for the people in the community and improve opportunities with City Group Security through to sustainable employment.”

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