This survey is being undertaken annually and we would welcome your response each year. However, if you are a member of more than one professional construction institution or membership body then you may have already received this questionnaire. If you have responded already to this year’s survey please do NOT submit a second response.

Constructing Equality Ltd., the Construction Industry Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects are wholly committed to treating everyone with fairness, inclusion and respect. The information given will help your institute or membership body and CIC have a better understanding of the diversity of the professional built environment sector.

All information that Constructing Equality Ltd., the Construction Industry Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects collects around equality and diversity will be treated confidentially in accordance with the data protection act, and will be stored on Constructing Equality Ltd. and the Construction Industry Council’s database. Access to this information will be restricted to the staff involved in the processing and monitoring of this data. It will be used to provide statistical information only.

By providing a response to this survey you are agreeing to your information being used in this way.

All questions in the survey are optional but please answer as many as you can.

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* 1. Please confirm your age on 1 Jan 2014. You will be:

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* 2. Which gender do you identify yourself with?

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* 3. What is your sexual orientation?

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* 5. For Geographical context please state the first four characters of your postcode:

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* 6. To eliminate duplication of entries please state the date and month of your date of birth (dd/mm):

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* 7. The Equality Act (2010) defines a person as disabled if they have physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect (i.e. has lasted or is expected to last at least 12 months) on the person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the terms given in the DDA?

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* 8. If you have answered ‘yes’ to question 8 please indicate the type of impairment which applies to you:

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* 9. If you answered ‘yes’ to question 8, are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?

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* 10. Did your disability come about as a result of working in the built environment?

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* 12. What is your religion or belief?

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* 13. Please state your employment status:

(If retired, taking a career break or unemployed please also respond to later questions on your most recent career role).

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* 14. How would you describe your current role/position?

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* 15. What is your main area of work?

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* 16. How many hours do you work in an average working week, including travelling in connection with your work (not journey to/from work?):

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* 17. What is your flexible working arrangement?

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* 19. Do you currently work directly in the field of construction? If yes go directly to question 21.

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* 20. Do you currently work in an organisation that supports the construction industry?

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* 21. If you answered yes to question 19, is your organisation one of the following...

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* 22. Are you a member of one of the following professional bodies?

(You may select more than one option, please remember to tick RIBA)

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* 23. If you are a member of a professional body other than RIBA, please state which type of membership you have:

(You may select more than one option)

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* 24. Do you have any caring responsibilities for children or other dependents?

If no please go to question 28.

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* 25. Do you have caring responsibilities? If yes please tick all that apply

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* 26. Do you feel supported by your employers regarding your caring responsibilities for dependents/children?

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* 27. Do you feel that caring for dependents/children is having an effect on your career?

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* 29. If you went to University / Polytechnic / Technical College / or were simply articled on a day release basis to obtain qualifications (to study a BA, BSc course or higher), were you part of the first generation of your family to do so?

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* 30. What type of school did you mainly attend between the ages of 11 and 16?

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* 32. How much are you paid?

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* 33. Are you, or were you in debt as a result of education if so what was the maximum amount?

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* 34. Does your employer (tick as many boxes as relevant):

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* 35. On the whole, what is your experience of how people treat you at work (tick just one):

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* 36. Do you feel that any of the following characteristics are having a negative effect on your career? (tick as many boxes as relevant)

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* 37. What is your RIBA Membership category?

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