Equality

Equality

It is illegal to discriminate against employees, job seekers and trainees because of their age, race, disability, sex and sexual orientation.

There were many anti-discrimination laws that were introduced to protect people with particular characteristics.

The Equality Act 2010 has replaced the following acts:
  • Equal Pay Act 1970
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1975
  • Race Relations Act 1976
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations 2003
  • Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
  • Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006
  • Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007

Here are further information and templates  regarding equality in the workplace: