In common with other Government Departments HM Treasury seeks to promote equality of opportunity for all its employees.
Table 1 gives the total expenditure in each of the last five financial years on promoting equality and diversity.
|1 2008-12 the salary cost for a support worker for an employee with a disability was met from the diversity budget. In 2012-13 this cost (HM Treasury Range C, salary range £21,837-£27,970) was met from the employee's team budget.|
The expenditure detailed in Table 1 includes funding for reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities as required by the disability section of the Equality Act.
Staff costs on promoting equality and diversity are (i) one full-time equivalent employee at HM Treasury Range D/D2 in last five years (in current pay range £31,000 to £45,000) and (ii) from April 2013, 20% of an HR Business Partner leading on diversity at HM Treasury Range E (in current pay range £45,283-£64,498).