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Equality and Diversity plan submitted by ABM UK

Request ID: FOI-1179-1920
Date published: 15 August 2019

You asked

I would be grateful if you would disclose a copy of the Equality and Diversity plan submitted by ABM UK as part of its bid for the TfL cleaning contract, together with documents relating to the tracking and monitoring of delivery on the plan under ABM's contract. For reference, I have cut the relevant section from the press release from August 2017: "all of the bidders were required to submit an Equality and Diversity plan and ABM UK will be tracked on the delivery of their plan throughout the contract."

We answered

Our ref: FOI-1179-1920/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 23 July 2019 asking for a copy of the Equality and Diversity plan submitted by ABM UK.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

Please find attached the documentation from ABM regarding Equality and Diversity.

Please note that we have not carried out a particular audit on this area, however we have carried out audits on Right to Work and Strategic Labour Needs and Training (SLNT).

There is no obligation under the contract to carry out a specific audit – we do however look at this as part of the wider obligations under SLNT which includes inclusion and diversity.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London


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