Diversity & inclusion

As an accredited Best Employer (Aon Hewitt 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017) WGE wholeheartedly believe in the advantages of an inclusive workplace in which individuals of varied backgrounds are welcomed, encouraged and given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

We are committed to maintaining an environment within the workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment. All employees are valued for their individual experiences and the strength of their contribution.

WGE is committed to gender and cultural diversity with a number of initiatives in place:

  • WGE is compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012
  • A paid Parental Leave Policy
  • A Reconciliation Action Plan
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • A work environment that is open and accepting
  • Promoting a merit-based organisational culture dedicated to the appointment of the best qualified employees, managers and directors. Our commitment applies in all phases of employee engagement including recruitment, selection, development, promotion, rewards and remuneration.

In the externally run 2017 Aon Employee Engagement survey 82% of employees felt that WGE have a work environment that is open and accepts individual difference and 83% say they are proud to be part of WGE.

Want to know more about how WGE are driving a diverse and inclusive work force? Click here and reach out to any of our staff to ask them.