Corporate Social Responsibility

Eclipse is a reputable and highly conscientious employer and we take seriously our responsibility to manage our business with integrity and openness. We are committed to continuous improvement and to ensuring that our actions have a positive effect on our customers, staff, external partners, the environment and our community.

Sustainability

Eclipse Translations Ltd recognises its responsibility to respect the environment and strives to achieve environmental best practice throughout its business activities. Staff are made aware of our policy on sustainability and how their actions and behaviour form part of a collective responsibility towards achieving this. Our policy is monitored to ensure its effectiveness and is reviewed and revised as necessary. We believe that everyone has a duty to care for the environment and to seek ways of conserving natural resources. We are conscious of environmental issues and believe that the pursuit of economic growth can be linked to ecological protection.

We are committed to:

minimising wastage from raw materials and energy usage
minimising the effects of movement of goods and people
maximising recycling activities where possible
complying fully on environmental protection matters

Equal opportunities

Eclipse is an Equal Opportunities employer. It is our policy to provide employment equality to all, irrespective of:

  • Gender, including gender reassignment

  • Marital or civil partnership status

  • Having or not having dependants

  • Religious belief or political opinion

  • Race

  • Disability

  • Sexual orientation

  • Age
  • We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the above grounds.

    Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination. We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice, it also makes sound business sense. Our equal opportunities policy will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.

    Community

    We work with and support a number of charities and community groups both locally and further afield. As a company, we support cancer charities, the air ambulance, local hospices and the RNLI. Many of our staff are keen runners and swimmers who regularly run 10Ks, half marathons and marathons for various charities and take part in swimathons for charity. Other staff initiatives include a "chocolate for charity" scheme with proceeds going to nominated charities voted on by staff and fancy dress and cake sale fundraisers. We also support local football and athletics teams with sponsorship and staff members volunteer their services coaching at junior level. We are a member of the North East Ambassador Programme and promote language learning in local schools through classroom sessions and delivery of workshops to NE Universities.

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