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Inclusion & Diversity

As part of Bourne Leisure, Warner Leisure Hotels are committed to nurturing a fully inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace across every area of our business, where every one of our team feels like they really belong and can truly be themselves.

Whether you’re looking for the first step in your career or looking for career growth, we encourage applications from all, including under-represented groups such as LGBTQ+, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

Our Mission

We pride ourselves on looking at everything we do for each other and our guests through the lens of inclusion and diversity.
Together we create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone is valued and respected which supports and helps our talented team to develop and grow.

We embrace the opportunity to educate, celebrate and improve in all areas of inclusion and diversity to create an even better Bourne.

We create a safe environment where the team can be themselves and can feel confident and secure to express any concerns.

We all belong and our opinions matter. We want you to feel your voice can be heard, that you belong, you feel valued and that you never feel left out.

Our Inclusion and Diversity Commitment

We will continue to celebrate and educate our teams in inclusion and diversity and encourage all team to share their great stories

We will work to understand how we create an environment to ensure we address our gender imbalance within our site senior leadership

We will create a more inclusive and innovate environment that welcomes a diverse team into our business, from across our locations to our Hemel Support office.

We need to fully understand the diversity of our guest profile through greater and more detailed insights

Our Impact

As a People team, we strive to create an environment for all. To support our commitment, we have partnered with Diversity Job boards such as RestLess and Diversity Jobs Group to enhance the visibility of our opportunities across many diverse communities nationally.

57% of our employees are women

23% of our employees are 50+

64% of our employees are under the age of 40

Ethnic Future Leaders Programme

The Ethnic Future Leaders Programme (EFL) aims to improve ethnic diversity in leadership through identifying and investing in existing high potential ethnic minorities employees and supporting their progression into more senior roles across Hospitality, Travel and Leisure and Retail. Meet our team who have taken part in the programme


Howwa Dorrington

“I’ve learnt that it's ok to be me. I’ve been struggling the last two years thinking that I wasn’t being true to my ethnicity but that’s not the case; my story is just different, and I can use my positive experiences to help make a change for others”

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer

This government backed scheme supports employers in creating access and opportunity to disabled people in the workplace. This status recognises us as having processes and systems in place whereby disabled candidates receive a fair chance in both application and throughout their work placement opportunities.

Our commitment as a Disability confident employer is to :

  • Positively challenge attitudes towards disability
  • Raise awareness and understanding of disability with our teams
  • Remove barriers to disables people and those with long term health conditions
  • Ensure disabled people can fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations

Our partners