Worldline has been awarded the certification of being a Visibly Better Employer by RNIB
London, 24 February 2023 – Worldline, a global leader in payments services, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the certification of being a Visibly Better Employer by RNIB.
RNIB’s Visibly Better Employer quality standard recognises an organisations commitment to make their recruitment and retention practices inclusive for people with sight loss. It aims to help employers see an increase in the number of blind and partially sighted people who seek job opportunities with them, while retaining existing staff who develop sight loss. To achieve this standard Worldline has made numerous improvements to the recruitment pages online, which ensures those using screen readers are able to navigate easily.
Each employee can have an assessment which will identify any provisions that are needed to ensure that employees can work to their best ability. Worldline has also added braille to its business cards that employees can choose as an option.
Kev Jones, Transformation Director at Worldline said: “We’re thrilled to have been awarded the Visibly Better Employer standard from RNIB. At Worldline, we’re committed to ensuring that everyone’s welcome. This means at times, changing our working practices and processes across the organisation to ensure we build teams that reflect the society in which we operate. We are excited to continue to build our relationship with the team at RNIB, and ensure we open up more opportunities for people with sight loss to work at Worldline.”
Marie Clarkson, RNIB Visibly Better Employer Project Co-ordinator, said: “We are delighted to announce that Worldline has been recognised as a Visibly Better Employer. We worked with Worldline to support them in their drive to become a more inclusive employer, looking at areas such as recruitment and increasing organisation-wide staff knowledge about sight loss. The employment rate of blind and partially sighted people is unacceptably low, with 11,000 currently looking for work in the UK.
“The Visibly Better Employer scheme aims to show the value that a diverse workforce offers, and that blind and partially sighted people are able to do a variety of different roles in varying industries by promoting real-life experiences.”
RNIB have specialists who can help organisations implement practices which enables them to become an inclusive employer for anyone with sight loss.
To find out more, get in touch with RNIB by email, VisiblyBetterEmployer@rnib.org.uk or visit, rnib.org.uk/VisiblyBetterEmployer
If you have sight loss and are looking for work, visit rnib.org.uk/LookingForWork where you can find out more about how RNIB can support you.
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is a global leader in the payments industry and the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and acquirers. Powered by 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and innovative solutions fostering their growth. Services offered by Worldline include instore and online commercial acquiring, highly secure payment transaction processing and numerous digital services. In 2021 Worldline generated a proforma revenue close to 4 billion euros. worldline.com
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