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Discrimination in any form is difficult for employers to manage and getting it wrong can lead to a claim at an employment tribunal where there is no cap on the amount of compensation that can be awarded. An equal opportunities policy will show employees, job applicants, suppliers and customers that your company is serious about fairness and equality in the workplace. The reason for implementing such a policy is to ensure employees are not discriminated against, harassed or bullied. It can also help you to: comply with anti-discrimination legislation win contracts with larger corporate organisations or the public sector recruit