What's It All About?
Clients and contractors are increasingly working to develop a culture of Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) within their workplaces. This includes promoting equality and diversity and combatting discrimination. They are increasingly expecting their supply chain partners to work with them to achieve this.
Promoting FIR brings many business benefits to the companies that work to achieve it. As a sector, we need to embrace FIR in order to attract, recruit, train and retain the skills and talent that we need to deliver our pipeline of works.
A FIR Toolkit to explain the principles of Fairness Inclusion and Respect has been developed by the construction industry for the construction industry. It comprises e-learning programmes, toolbox talks and a resource library that is freely available to any individual or company who wishes to use it.
The organisations involved in developing the FIR Toolkit are: