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The Equality Act – how it applies to discrimination at work

The law on discrimination has always been a complicated area for employers to navigate. Provisions were previously covered by a number of different acts. These included :- Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Race Relations Acts 1976; Disability Discrimination Act 1995 There has now been an attempt to harmonise the legislation and a result of that the [...]

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Discrimination law

Discrimination law is an area of law that provides legal framework for effective protection of individuals’ rights to equality. In the UK, the discrimination laws state that no individual shall be treated less favourably because of certain protected characteristics such as sex, race, disability or religion. The law also sets out duties for public organisations [...]

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